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Package: kde-guidance
Version: 0.8.0-6


the kde-guidance packaging system completely relies on the
python-support internals. I have noticed, among other things:
      * installation of files to python-support paths instead of the
        standard paths
      * symbolic links in /usr/bin to /usr/share/python-support/$package
      * messing up with the .version files

With the upcoming version of python-support (currently in experimental),
these things will stop working, since the files are now moved to a
different directory (/usr/share/pyshared). It will probably not prevent
the package from building, but the resulting package will not work.

Furthermore, the direct use of files in /usr/share/python-support is
likely to make python generate .py files in there and prevent the
package from cleanly removing.

To simplify things as much as possible, I suggest the following course of 
      * replace the symbolic links in /usr/bin and the wrapper scripts
        with hardcoded paths by this kind of stuff:
                #! /bin/sh
                exec python -m grubconfig
      * do the same in the init script
      * installation of files to the standard python paths (using the
        upstream installation system if possible)

Please don’t hesitate to ask if you need help in making a cleaner

As a general rule, please do not rely on the internals of python-support
in the packaging; this will avoid such issues in the future (although
hopefully there won’t be a need to change the paths any further).

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Version: 0.8.0-6+rm

The kde-guidance package has been removed from Debian so we are closing
the bugs that were still opened against it.

For more information about this package's removal, read . That bug might give the reasons why
this package was removed, and suggestions of possible replacements.

Don't hesitate to reply to this mail if you have any question.

Thank you for your contribution to Debian.

Kind regards,
Marco Rodrigues

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