On 14.02.2018 18:37, Simon McVittie wrote:
> Control: tags -1 + patch
> On Tue, 02 Jan 2018 at 15:07:52 +0000, Simon McVittie wrote:
>> Expected result: all installed files are cleaned up by the time the
>> Python packages have been purged
>> Actual result:
>>   /usr/lib/python3.6/distutils/       owned by: python3-distutils
> Please consider applying the attached patch. I assumed you're deliberately
> not using dh_python3 (to avoid a circular dependency or some reason like
> that?) and NIH'd it, but if switching to dh_python3 would be acceptable
> and straightforward, that would probably also be a good solution.

no, the core packages should not rely on dh_python3.

> (It would also be great if you could mention in d/README.source why this
> package isn't using dh_python3, so that future contributors don't have
> to guess.)
> Thanks,
>     smcv

I don't like the patch because it looks up things for removal which are outside
the package.  I'll update it to only remove what is shipped in the package.

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