> after thinking about this, I think the "easy" solution would be to: > > * create a *backports* package, that simply embeds a backports/__init__.py > > * depends on this backports package itself and simply remove > backports/__init__.py from backports.XXX packages. > > If they depend on backports, this file will will always be present, and will > be of for backports.xx modules.
that requires a lot of coordination with all the other backports packages. currently (well, before tempfile) there was no package installing backports/__init__.py and every package was (correctly) using dh_python2 --namespace > You would only need to remove the file from installed files in packages. > > I see though that you have already uploaded package, how did you handle the > issue? simple, he didnt :/ Andreas, please re-upload backports.tempfile using dh_python2 --namespace so taht this package will nicely fit with the existing backports packages. -- Sandro "morph" Tosi My website: http://sandrotosi.me/ Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi G+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+SandroTosi