[Ben Finney, 2016-10-15]
> How can I convince ‘dh-python’ to derive package dependencies from the
> Setuptools ‘install_requires’ declaration?
by dh-python you mean dh_python3, right?
> The Pip requirements tend to be tightly restrictive, because Pip is not
> a distribution system but rather a deployment system. So those
> requirements tend not to be good candidates for Debian's versioned
> The Setuptools ‘install_requires’ declaration is a better candidate for
> this, since it is metadata for the *distribution* (not deployment); this
> better matches Debian's purposes for package dependencies.
> See <URL:https://caremad.io/posts/2013/07/setup-vs-requirement/> for a
> discussion of these complementary and different purposes.
> How can I convince ‘dh-python’ to derive Debian package dependencies
> from the Setuptools ‘install_requires’ declaration? For example,
can you point me to a source package where dh_python3 *doesn't* do that
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