Brian May <> writes:
> Should we be using PyPI as our source of packages? Or github?

I already had packages that use a helper to generate the version
information from the git repository, and therefore need the git metadata
to build from source. I could solve this with a "fake" helper that
uses debian/changelog instead, but this looks more like a hack than a
clean solution. Unfortunately, they did't provide pypi source; otherwise
I would have used them.

Use case:

The originally "relic" package which extracts the info from git:

The "fake" relic package is in a Debian patch:



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