[ITA] python2-wx and related packages for wxPython and wxwidgets

Hamish McIntyre-Bhatty hamishmb@live.co.uk
Thu Apr 23 17:09:53 GMT 2020

On 23/04/2020 17:08, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> Please keep all discussion on list.
My apologies, I thought I'd sent the reply to the list.
> Most of that has already been figured out in our python-wx package. 
> Looking at Fedora, it looks like we just need to add their wxPython-
> and wxPython-
> fix-wxcairo.patch and we'll be in sync.
Okay, I'll add those patches. I think I've gotten confused somehow,
because my cygport and files are based on the source package for
python-wx at
but the cygport in that archive also builds all of the other packages,
and doesn't use the system wxWidgets headers, hence me hacking in the
wxWidgets 3.0.4 files and having to build everything together.

wxPython 3.0.2 itself is shipped with wxWidgets 3.0.2 in the tarball
from wxpython.org, and seems to insist upon building its own copy of

> No, that's just bound to cause problems.
This is confusing me because it seems to be what the existing packages do.
> Look forward to the follow up.
> BTW, did you have any plans to figure out wxPython4?

Good to hear. I do, I just haven't had the time yet and I figured it'd
be best to get wxPython 3 in really good shape (and get some practice
with packaging!) before sorting that one out.


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