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Re: [Duplicity-talk] Problem Installing 0.5.08

From: Kenneth Loafman
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] Problem Installing 0.5.08
Date: Mon, 09 Feb 2009 15:40:09 -0600
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address@hidden wrote:
>>> I do have both those installed and I can compile 0.5.08 with no
>>> errors. However, that does give me a clue. I am having a couple of
>>> other package problems and I suspect something ha got messed up. I'll
>>> do some more digging. However, I must remember to stop before the
>>> hole gets too big:)
>> Fixed now. Somehow the pexpect and librsync packages had become
>> uninstalled, even though I didn't un-install them. What was
>> particularly baffling was that I could install 0.5.05, even after a
>> make clean and it still worked, despite the missing packages.
> well librsync can be deinstalled once duplicity is installed and the
> setup had compiled its python module .. duplicity works fine then

You'll need it for any future updates, or changes, of Python.

> for pexpect I am not sure of this .. as far as I understand the pexpect
> executable is needed for the ssh backend ... but others may correct  me
> here

Duplicity uses a fully-Python implementation of pexpect for the newer
versions (0.5.06+), so no additional package is needed.


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