[Pkg-linaro-lava-devel] [pkg-lxc-devel] [PKG-Openstack-devel] Python3 and Lua bindings split out of the LXC packages

Evgeni Golov evgeni at golov.de
Tue Nov 1 18:31:26 UTC 2016

Hi Thomas,

On Tue, Nov 01, 2016 at 06:32:19PM +0100, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 10/31/2016 11:23 PM, Evgeni Golov wrote:
> > Ohai,
> > 
> > your package currently has a "Depends: lxc" in Debian.
> > 
> > My short analysis told me that this is because that it uses one of the lxc-*
> > binaries we ship in there. If it is the case: carry on, happy hacking and
> > thanks for using/supporting LXC :)
> > 
> > If not (or not only): we have split out the Python3 and Lua bindings from
> > the main lxc package into python3-lxc and lua-lxc. So if you only need the
> > bindings, you can switch the Depends accordingly.
> What about Python 2 support? What provides it?

Python 2 support is provided by python-lxc, which is a separate package/source.
There are no changes in there.

> To me, it looks like OpenStack's Nova uses lxc through libvirt only.

Right, that was also my impression while skipping through the code.
Thanks for checking!


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