[Calypso] General Calypso usage

Jelmer Vernooń≥ jelmer at jelmer.uk
Sun Dec 20 12:28:06 PST 2015


On Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 07:56:05PM +0100, Stefan wrote:
> I reckon the script "calypso-init" will not work. Calypso has no
> executable like those under /usr/bin or /bin. Calypso need to be
> interpreted using python. This fact seem not to be considered in the
> example init script.
You can install calypso into /usr if you specify --prefix=/usr to
setup.py.

calypso has #!/usr/bin/python as its first line, that's how
the interpreter is found.

Cheers,

Jelmer

> 
> On Sun, 2015-12-20 at 16:22 +0000, Jelmer Vernooń≥ wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 03:50:55PM +0100, Stefan wrote:
> > > Dear all,
> > > I have running an calypso instance on my virtual Debian 8 box since
> > > today. That is why I like to play with calypso a bit. Until now, I
> > > figured out how to create appointments and contacts. That seems to be
> > > straight forward.Now I like to do more serious stuff.
> > > 
> > > Some questions appeared I would like to ask this way. Here it goes.
> > > 
> > > *According to the file setup.py, a website called
> > > http://www.calypso.org/ shall exist. This website, however, seems to be
> > > offline or moved somewhere else. Any idea?
> > I don't think that website ever existed. Perhaps we should update it
> > to point at Keith's calypso page.
> > 
> > > *Doe you have experience with autostart setup of calypso? Some day in
> > > the future I would like to run a calypso instance on a rather
> > > operational and real server.
> > See calypso-init in the git repo for an example init script.
> > 
> > > *Does any documentation exist apart from the git repo?
> > I'm not aware of anything outside of the git repo.
> > 
> > > *I am not an expert of git, but I could imagine running a remote repo to
> > > backup a calypso database. Does anybody has experience with that?
> > Yes, just backing up the git repo should be sufficient. The repo isn't
> > special in any way so you can just clone it to make a backup.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > Jelmer
> 
> 
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