Re: New python distutils class

2006-06-13 Thread Matthias Klose
Raphael Hertzog writes: On Tue, 13 Jun 2006, Marc Dequènes wrote: Coin, [...] You can find the current class here : http://perso.duckcorp.org/duck/soya-new-policy/ Some things to fix: cdbs_python_build_versions := $(patsubst python%, %, $(shell pyversions -r debian/control |

Re: New python distutils class

2006-06-13 Thread Peter Eisentraut
Marc Dequènes wrote: As you may have heard, Python packaging is moving fast these days. We plan the move the current Python version to 2.4 and in the same time are drafting a new policy and creating new tools to greatly improve the current situation. All this leads to the need for a newer

Re: New python distutils class

2006-06-13 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Tue, 13 Jun 2006, Peter Eisentraut wrote: - The appearance of the DEB_PYTHON_PRIVATE_MODULES_DIRS variable seems to be unrelated to this change. I don't doubt it might be useful, but I just want to be sure where it's coming from. Well, it's kind of unrelated since the old dh_python can

Re: installing modules and extensions in packages (python sense) in separate directories

2006-06-13 Thread Josselin Mouette
Le samedi 10 juin 2006 à 16:24 +0200, Matthias Klose a écrit : As pointed out in [1], the split of a package (in the python sense) with extensions and modules into two different directories leads to a changed import order and should be avoided. I.e. this kind of package must be installed into

Re: Bug#370833: New dh_python proposal

2006-06-13 Thread Joey Hess
I don't particularly mind that you've chosen to NMU debhelper. However, I can't guarantee that I will preserve the interfaces that you've added to dh_python in a backwards compatible way when I get around to looking at it. (FWIW, I began ignoring this issue when the politics and constant advocacy

Re: Coordinated effort to update python packages

2006-06-13 Thread Mike Hommey
On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 08:38:57PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, the Python team has agreed on a new policy [1]. As we want to do the python 2.4 transition now, we need to make sure the packages match the policy. This will limit the amount of broken packages when

Re: Coordinated effort to update python packages

2006-06-13 Thread Andreas Barth
* Mike Hommey ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) [060613 21:29]: PPS: I'll take care of libxml2 and libxslt as soon as I understand what I'm supposed to change. Please don't upload libxml2 until the current version either hits testing or is RC-buggy. Thanks. Cheers, Andi --

Re: Bug#370833: New dh_python proposal

2006-06-13 Thread Josselin Mouette
Le mardi 13 juin 2006 à 15:23 -0400, Joey Hess a écrit : (FWIW, I began ignoring this issue when the politics and constant advocacy and pressure became too annoying to bother with, and I expect to ignore it for at least another couple of weeks. Unfortunatly that means that to avoid either

Re: Coordinated effort to update python packages

2006-06-13 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Tue, 13 Jun 2006, Mike Hommey wrote: So please check in the list at the end of this mail if you're concerned, and if yes, please update your packages following these instructions: http://wiki.debian.org/DebianPython/NewPolicy http://people.debian.org/~piman/python-policy/ Maybe I'm

Re: Coordinated effort to update python packages

2006-06-13 Thread Mike Hommey
On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 09:55:08PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When you install some python extensions (.so), it is common that they come with associated .py files (modules). Those .py files usually are the same in /usr/lib/python2.3 and /usr/lib/python2.4, that's why

Re: Coordinated effort to update python packages

2006-06-13 Thread Joe Wreschnig
On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 22:05 +0200, Mike Hommey wrote: On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 09:55:08PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When you install some python extensions (.so), it is common that they come with associated .py files (modules). Those .py files usually are the same in

Re: Coordinated effort to update python packages

2006-06-13 Thread Graham Wilson
On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 09:55:08PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote: OK, then indicate current in XS-Python-Version and support only the current version in python-xpcom (make sure to generate the provides field). Speaking of this, I have a module (python-pyx) that I think is only used by end-users

Re: Coordinated effort to update python packages

2006-06-13 Thread Piotr Ozarowski
Graham Wilson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]): Speaking of this, I have a module (python-pyx) that I think is only used by end-users (not applications), so I think it makes sense to only install modules and extensions for the current version. Does this make sense? What if default python version will

Re: Coordinated effort to update python packages

2006-06-13 Thread Matthias Klose
Graham Wilson writes: On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 11:22:27PM +0200, Piotr Ozarowski wrote: Graham Wilson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]): Speaking of this, I have a module (python-pyx) that I think is only used by end-users (not applications), so I think it makes sense to only install modules and

Re: Coordinated effort to update python packages

2006-06-13 Thread Matthias Klose
Mike Hommey writes: On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 09:55:08PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When you install some python extensions (.so), it is common that they come with associated .py files (modules). Those .py files usually are the same in /usr/lib/python2.3 and

Re: New python distutils class

2006-06-13 Thread Duck
Coin, Peter Eisentraut [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: - Perhaps in keeping with the style of cdbs, it would be better to have two classes python-pycentral and python-pysupport (and some python-common or python-core) behind it? This would also avoid the tacky use of -ng in the class name. :-)

Request to join python-modules team

2006-06-13 Thread Simon McVittie
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, I'd like to join the python-modules team, in order to co-maintain python-docutils with Martin F. Krafft. My Alioth login is smcv-guest. I'm currently preparing an upload which will fix some of the old bugs and use the new Python policy. Thanks,

Re: Bug#370833: New dh_python proposal

2006-06-13 Thread Matthias Klose
Joey Hess writes: I don't particularly mind that you've chosen to NMU debhelper. However, I can't guarantee that I will preserve the interfaces that you've added to dh_python in a backwards compatible way when I get around to looking at it. (FWIW, I began ignoring this issue when the