[Cubicweb] problem with easy_install cubicweb (winXP, python2.7)
Adrien Di Mascio
adimasci at gmail.com
Sun Mar 18 21:51:25 CET 2012
For your information, we have successfully built RPMs packages for CentOS
5.4 for CubicWeb and its dependencies and plan to publish CentOS
On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 8:39 PM, Florent Cayré <florent.cayre at gmail.com>wrote:
> You should then give Debian a try.
> CentOS should not be a problem though, especially I you follow Aurelien's
> "install from source" advice.
> Le 17/03/2012 16:42, Elim Qiu a écrit :
> I guess I need to go back to linux. I liked ubuntu when it's at 7, 8;
> still have 10, but not the current. Haven't touched debian since its 5. Is
> CentOS fine with cubicweb?
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 3:59 AM, Aurélien Campéas <
> aurelien.campeas at logilab.fr> wrote:
>> Le 16/03/2012 10:52, Aurélien Campéas a écrit :
>> Le 15/03/2012 19:55, Elim Qiu a écrit :
>>>> This is the 1st time I want understand cubicweb. I think the
>>>> architectural idea of cubicweb is very interesting and kind of relating
>>>> to something I've been working with for many years.
>>>> I used to develop using NeXTSTEP/Apple's WebObjects, which was kind of
>>>> data model driven but not that thorough( and the newer version getting
>>>> worse due to the drop of ObjC and leave only Java). The nice thing about
>>>> WebObjects-ObjC is that It's not strong typed and create new framework,
>>>> Add Class/Modify the behavior of Class won't very hard at all. But Apple
>>>> has already changed the focus and appserver/E-Business solution is not
>>>> their concern anymore; GnuSTEP on the other hand, although it intend to
>>>> port good things from apple to Gnu world, it is bugy and very
>>>> incomplete to provide real useful platforms for the operational world.
>>>> The WebObjects4.5.1 ObjC is working on XP but not the newer versions of
>>>> windows and OSX. That's why I still use XP sometimes.
>>> Given this background I hope that you indeed will find cubicweb
>>> enjoyable. Also it becomes quite obvious that you really really didn't
>>> want to go the easy_install route.
>>> Last year there was a big effort to make most cw's dependencies easy
>>> installable but of course it falls short. That's because at logilab
>>> nobody ever uses this ! I think we should just refrain from advertising
>>> it from the doc ...
>>> I think almost all the steps here are still good:
>>> Inside there is a reference to "getting the source", and you should
>>> choose: http://docs.cubicweb.org/admin/setup.html#mercurialinstallation
>>> I'm really willing to support these steps if there are any problems with
>> Just to be clear, we are really linux people, even, debian people. If
>> you use debian or ubuntu you will get nicely prepared packages.
>> I'm the guy at logilab that ships cubicweb applications under windows and
>> I can tell you setuptools cannot do anything for us. We actually follow the
>> "install from source" strategy and it works well.
>> There are some "manual steps" involved but at least we _can_ provide
>> support for these (better than guess-work), out of first-hand experience.
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