OSS Work update #2

I’m going to try to post these roughly once a month. Here’s the late June post. Work I was planning to do Technical Clearly determine what parts of the build system are intertwined with pip’s resolution logic. Communication Get confirmation from my college about required dates/duration of internships in final semester. Work I did (24 June - 6 Aug) Technical Identified portion of build system intertwined with pip’s resolver:...

August 6, 2019 · 2 minutes

What's happening with that pip dependency resolver?

I’m glad you asked. What’s up? Over the past few months, I’ve worked on a prototype for a resolver in pip, spent some time planning what rolling out a new dependency resolver in pip might look like, and continue to work on pip’s build logic to decouple it from the dependency resolution logic. The prototype has helped me better understand the relationships and contracts between various portions of the codebase. This understanding has led me to conclude that it is a worthwhile investment to better decouple the build logic from the resolution logic, then introduce the abstractions defined in resolvelib/zazo, and then proceed to adopting better dependency resolution....

June 23, 2019 · 2 minutes

Is this thing on?

*tap* *tap* Seems like this is reaching you. Hello there! I’m Pradyun. You probably knew that already. Thanks for spending the time to reach this random piece of writing by me. Acknowledgements This blog used to be built using Jekyll and the theme was based off Pixyll. The theme was heavily restyled to be more in line with how I wanted my site to look like. I ended up making changes to almost every element of the design, though the layout and colours were solid in Pixyll....

June 22, 2019 · 1 minute