r-bioc-basilisk — Freezing Python Dependencies Inside Bioconductor Packages

On Sun, Sep 19, 2021 at 03:45:57PM -0500, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:


> | I’m thinking about a “fake-basilisk” like r-cran-bh or r-bioc-zlib.


> I had a similar thought. I am also friends with the author of it.


> They are doing ‘The Right Thing’ there for _their_ purposes at BioC in

> abstracting OSs away and offering ‘Python as a Service’ for all setups.


> We have a much more controlled setup and _maybe_ we could splice in a

> ‘basilisk-lite’ not requiring conda and all that crap. Would be worth a

> shot, but is almost a new research project. I don’t have time to dive into

> this though. I could ask him if it ever came up before.


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