Re: How to smoothly merge packages ?

1999-06-15 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Le Tue, Jun 15, 1999 at 11:46:40PM +0200, Gregor Hoffleit écrivait: Now quite a lot third-party packages depend e.g. on python-net. What's the best method to ensure a smooth transition for both potato and people upgrading Python from slink, how do I have to set up the dependencies ? IIRC,

Re: .egg in Debian summary?

2006-03-27 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 27 Mar 2006, Brian Sutherland wrote: http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.comp.python.distutils.devel/2567 [...] My opinion is that we probably shouldn't distribute eggs but we must make it possible for our users to use them. So I think that the egg meta-info ought to be distributed

New python maintenance team

2006-04-06 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hello everybody, given that Matthias doesn't respond to our mails concerning the maintenance of python and the switch to python2.4 by default, it should be time to initiate the movement (with or without him). The first python2.5 alpha release is out, and maybe the new team could start with that:

Re: New python maintenance team

2006-04-06 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Thu, 06 Apr 2006, Sebastian Rittau wrote: Am Donnerstag, den 06.04.2006, 09:58 +0200 schrieb Raphael Hertzog: I'm not experienced enough with Python to lead such a maintenance team, but I'm looking forward to such a team. Even though you may think you are not experienced enough

Re: Python 2.1/2.2 removal; Python 2.4 as default

2006-04-07 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Fri, 07 Apr 2006, Iustin Pop wrote: On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 12:33:11PM +0200, Jeroen van Wolffelaar wrote: python-pylibacl has an unsatisfied build-dependency: python2.2-dev python-pyxattr has an unsatisfied build-dependency: python2.2-dev I've already re-built these two packages,

Re: New python maintenance team

2006-04-07 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Fri, 07 Apr 2006, Marco Cabizza wrote: Can we have an Alioth group created? And a TODO list, possibly, so that as we are already more than just two guys we can start working on something :) There's already a python-modules Alioth project and during the BSP next week, it may be a good time

Re: New python maintenance team

2006-04-07 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Thu, 06 Apr 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: Hello everybody, I'm not experienced enough with Python to lead such a maintenance team, but I'm looking forward to such a team. Who would be interested to help ? OK, thanks to everyone who volunteered so far. There's already a pkg-python

Python-modules policy document + announce

2006-04-09 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hello everybody, I completed the documentation of the python-modules alioth project. Please check out: http://python-modules.alioth.debian.org/python-modules-policy.html http://python-modules.alioth.debian.org/announce.txt Comments are welcome, I'd like to announce the team shortly so that the

Re: Python-modules policy document + announce

2006-04-11 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Tue, 11 Apr 2006, Matthias Klose wrote: Raphael Hertzog writes: Hello everybody, I completed the documentation of the python-modules alioth project. Please check out: http://python-modules.alioth.debian.org/python-modules-policy.html maybe add a layout for the svn structure

Re: New python maintenance team

2006-04-11 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Tue, 11 Apr 2006, Bob Tanner wrote: OK, thanks to everyone who volunteered so far. There's already a pkg-python Alioth project and an associated SVN repository. Right now it's empty but Matthias will start using it this week-end (if all goes well). This is just for core python right?

Re: Python 2.1/2.2 removal; Python 2.4 as default

2006-04-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Wed, 12 Apr 2006, Matthias Klose wrote: ok, I did run out of time last weekend, however python2.5, python2.3-doc, python2.4-doc are in NEW. According your logic about vacation times, the change of the default version probably should not be done before Easter. Easter is 4 days or a full

Re: Please add me to Python Modules Team

2006-04-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Wed, 12 Apr 2006, Ganesan Rajagopal wrote: I currently maintain clientcookie, fixedpoint and ctypes python packages. I am not subscribed to debian-python list but I am already subscribed to the corresponding newsgroup in gmane. User rganesan has been added to the project. You will have

Re: python-mysqldb in the Maintaince team

2006-04-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Wed, 12 Apr 2006, Jonas Meurer wrote: i like the idea of a python modules packaging team, thus i'dd like to add python-mysqldb to the svn repository and co-maintain it within the team. please add me (mejo) to the alioth project. Done. You will have commit rights tomorrow. Welcome to

Re: Modules Team

2006-04-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Wed, 12 Apr 2006, Norbert Tretkowski wrote: I'm maintaining ipython, and I'd like the idea of a Python Modules Team. Please add me (nobse) to the project on alioth. Done. You will have commit rights tomorrow. Welcome to the group! Cheers, -- Raphaël Hertzog Premier livre français sur

Re: how to make python package binNMU-safe [Bug#361940: python-mysqldb: can't be binNMUed due to arch: all - arch: any dep]

2006-04-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, We discussed that on IRC, I'll just post a quick summary: On Wed, 12 Apr 2006, Jonas Meurer wrote: i got the following bugreport, and i'm not sure about the best way to fix it. the problem is obvious: python-mysqldb depends on python2.3-mysqldb (= 1.2.1c3-6), but after a binNMU of

Re: New python maintenance team

2006-04-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Wed, 12 Apr 2006, Bob Tanner wrote: But I would really like turbogears maintained within python-modules since it's mainly good glue between several general-purpose Python modules. (But it's up to you in the end.) Let's merge the projects. There is only 3 of us and I think it

Re: how to make python package binNMU-safe [Bug#361940: python-mysqldb: can't be binNMUed due to arch: all - arch: any dep]

2006-04-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Thu, 13 Apr 2006, Sanghyeon Seo wrote: It should install modules somewhere inside /usr/lib/python/site-packages/ and use #!/usr/bin/python for programs. The postinst script should create symlinks in all /usr/lib/pythonX.Y/site-packages/ directories that point to its

Re: Join the Debian Python Modules Team

2006-04-13 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Wed, 12 Apr 2006, Aaron M. Ucko wrote: I'd be happy to maintain my (trivial) python-dsv package within the team, though I doubt I'll have much time to help out with other modules. (For the record, my alioth username is ucko.) Even if it's trivial, it's good. In the long term, it

Re: Python Modules Packaging Team

2006-04-15 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Sat, 15 Apr 2006, Steve M. Robbins wrote: This sounds like a good initiative. I'd like to add the python-modules-team as uploader of pyvtk, a package I maintain. Good! Do I understand correctly that this implies I should put pyvtk into the alioth subversion repository? If so: sign

Re: Join to Python Modules Packing Team

2006-04-17 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Mon, 17 Apr 2006, Antal A. Buss wrote: Hi, I'm in the NM process and maintain python-simpy and python-mygthy (ITP) packages. I would like help and join to the team What is your alioth login ? Cheers, -- Raphaël Hertzog Premier livre français sur Debian GNU/Linux :

Mailing list with SVN commit notifications

2006-04-18 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi everybody, I just wanted to let you know that we have a mailing list where you can subscribe if you want to receive *all* commit notifications. http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/python-modules-commits http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/python-modules-commits/ If you want

Re: joining the team sponsorship request

2006-04-19 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Wed, 19 Apr 2006, Panu Kalliokoski wrote: Hello. I'm a non-DD who would like to join the Python modules packaging team, mainly to get my own Python package, Selecting, into Debian, but possibly also to help out here and there. My alioth login is atehwa-guest. You have been added to the

Re: RFS: python-urwid - Console UI Library for Python

2006-04-21 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Fri, 21 Apr 2006, Paul Wise wrote: You are welcome to take over maintainership of it, or co-maintain it with me, perhaps buxy can add you to the python-modules SVN. Given than Ian is the upstream author of the module, he is of course welcome in the team if he so wishes. Ian, just give me

Re: RFS: Templayer - HTML Templating Library for Python

2006-05-04 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Thu, 04 May 2006, Paul Wise wrote: They were mostly fine for the current python policy (although a bit overkill). I'm looking forward to a more sane python policy, as described in this email: http://lists.debian.org/debian-python/2006/01/msg00028.html Who is the python policy

Re: python 2.4?

2006-05-13 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Fri, 12 May 2006, Andreas Barth wrote: How about, right now, just a statement this is what the issues are. Or even, this [URL here] is the mailing list post where the issues are outlined. I forgot about them. So, I need to collect them again. Even release managers don't have a

Re: python 2.4?

2006-05-16 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Tue, 16 May 2006, Gustavo Franco wrote: I think the Python BoF happened, so is there a thread somewhere with what was discussed, a wiki article or even a blog entry ? I trust that the guys involved took non insane decisions but i would like to know, since we've more than 50 packages to keep

Re: New python policy

2006-06-04 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Fri, 02 Jun 2006, Joe Wreschnig wrote: [Steve Langasek] Yes, this was also discussed in the BoF, with the same conclusion: because providing python2.x-foo can only be done safely if the package depends on the python2.x versions of all other modules it requires, making transitions more

python-central vs python-support

2006-06-04 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hello, now you know a bit better the policy (or at least the generic idea, feel free to discuss details further), it's time to think about the implementation (for modules and extensions). References used: - python-support source package in Debian - python-central source package on

Re: python-central vs python-support

2006-06-04 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Sun, 04 Jun 2006, Joe Wreschnig wrote: On Sun, 2006-06-04 at 20:56 +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote: Hello, now you know a bit better the policy (or at least the generic idea, feel free to discuss details further), No. After the previous thread I am still in the dark on: - Tight

Re: python-central vs python-support

2006-06-05 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Sun, 04 Jun 2006, Matthias Klose wrote: - python2.x-* packages -- are they needed? desirable? Steve and Matthias gave different answers, and if they're present migrations end up just as fragile as they are now. No, not different answers. They may be needed, if an extension get's

Re: python-central vs python-support

2006-06-05 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Sun, 04 Jun 2006, Joe Wreschnig wrote: policy is. So here's *my* attempt at summarizing the BoF, based on your first mail and responses, and independent of the tools used: 1) Public modules and extensions should support all available Python versions, using a single binary package. 2) A

New dh_python proposal

2006-06-08 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Thu, 08 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: This dh_python will use python-central for any binary package with a XB-Python-Version: field. There's no optional python-support either. So anyone unhappy with python-central should really come up with another dh_python implementation RSN. OK I

Re: python-central vs python-support

2006-06-09 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 05 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: On Sun, 04 Jun 2006, Joe Wreschnig wrote: policy is. So here's *my* attempt at summarizing the BoF, based on your first mail and responses, and independent of the tools used: 1) Public modules and extensions should support all available Python

Re: New dh_python proposal

2006-06-09 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Fri, 09 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: This dh_python depends neither on python-central nor on python-support but it can work with both. It will use python-central if it appears in a build-dependency. It will use python-support if it detects /usr/share/python-support/$package

Re: Bug#370833: New dh_python proposal

2006-06-10 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Fri, 09 Jun 2006, Joey Hess wrote: Raphael Hertzog wrote: Because Matthias and Josselin do not (or can't or don't want to) work together. I tried my best to fill the gap. :-/ I appreciate your work, but I am not comfortable supporting two competing implementations in debhelper. Please

Re: Bug#370833: New dh_python proposal

2006-06-10 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Sat, 10 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: I appreciate your work, but I am not comfortable supporting two competing implementations in debhelper. Please reconsider. If you don't integrate that version now, we'll most probably do the switch to python2.4 in the next days and we'll replace

Re: Bug#370833: New dh_python proposal

2006-06-11 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Sun, 11 Jun 2006, Dafydd Harries wrote: Ar 10/06/2006 am 21:50, ysgrifennodd Raphael Hertzog: I have written dh_pycentral and dh_pysupport which will take care of the byte-compilation of the modules and integration with the respective tools. Those should be integrated in their respective

Deprecating /usr/lib/site-python in python policy

2006-06-11 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, as part of the new policy we should also deprecate /usr/lib/site-python. Since this directory is in sys.path of all python versions, if we byte-compile those in-place for the current version, then the modules won't work with other python versions. Most packages using this directory (like

Status of recent and upcoming changes

2006-06-11 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi all, first of all Matthias will announce shortly the timeframe of the switch to Python2.4 by default. He will upload ASAP the new python-defaults to experimental and a few days later to unstable. Once that is done we have to switch all our modules to work with python2.4. In parallel to that,

Re: Deprecating /usr/lib/site-python in python policy

2006-06-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Alexandre Fayolle wrote: Since this directory is in sys.path of all python versions, if we byte-compile those in-place for the current version, then the modules won't work with other python versions. This just not true. Python is smart enough not to use the .pyc if

Re: Bug#370833: New dh_python proposal

2006-06-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: I would love to have this fixed by today's dinstall. That's why I prepared the attached NMU, please just send an OK and I'll upload it (of course, feel free to do it yourself in a maintainer upload). Without any answer from you, I might upload

Re: Bug#370833: New dh_python proposal

2006-06-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: I would love to have this fixed by today's dinstall. That's why I prepared the attached NMU, please just send an OK and I'll upload it (of course, feel free to do it yourself in a maintainer upload

Re: New Python policy

2006-06-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Michal Čihař wrote: On Mon, 12 Jun 2006 02:29:51 -0500 Joe Wreschnig [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have updated the Python policy document based on the discussions on the list. An updated DebianDoc (and HTML and text files) can be found at

Re: Deprecating /usr/lib/site-python in python policy

2006-06-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Juha-Matti Tapio wrote: On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 09:20:13AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote: /usr/lib/site-python is on the sys.path of all python versions so we must make sure to provide the best (ie .py with working .pyc) for all python versions. Why must? Well

Debhelper support should be ready tomorrow

2006-06-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: I would love to have this fixed by today's dinstall. That's why I prepared the attached NMU, please just send an OK and I'll upload it (of course, feel free to do it yourself in a maintainer upload

Re: Debhelper support should be ready tomorrow

2006-06-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Joe Wreschnig wrote: - python (= 2.3.5-7) (for pyversions script) Okay, I've updated the policy document to use that version in the Build Dependencies section. Which is only really needed for extensions. Modules don't need more than an unversioned dependency on python

Instructions to update a package for the new python policy

2006-06-12 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, I've prepared this: http://wiki.debian.org/DebianPython/NewPolicy Feel free to enhance. I also converted python-pam as an example (std debhelper package): http://people.debian.org/~hertzog/python/examples/ I'll gladly put other examples packages at the same place. Just send them to me.

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: 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: joining the python-modules team

2006-06-14 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Wed, 14 Jun 2006, Alexandre Fayolle wrote: Apologies for the French subject line in the previous mail. I'm resending in case it caused it to be trapped by spam filters. I would be glad to join the python-modules packaging team. Welcome to the group! You have been added and you will

Bugs have been filed, work can begin

2006-06-14 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Tue, 13 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: Here's a list of sources packages that need to be updated (266 packages): http://people.debian.org/~hertzog/python/sources-by-maint Pierre Habouzit (Madcoder) did the mass-bug filing: http://bugs.debian.org/submitter:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: question about the new policy

2006-06-14 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Wed, 14 Jun 2006, Pierre Habouzit wrote: let's imagine we have that case: python-foo is a python module that uses and needs features from python2.X. python-bar uses python-foo but can work with all 2.* python version. Python-Versions will be: * = 2.X for python-foo * all for

Re: Bug#373853: dh_python generated wrong substvars

2006-06-16 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Fri, 16 Jun 2006, Piotr Ozarowski wrote: I have following line in debian/control (source section) XS-Python-Version: = 2.4 and in generated *.substvars file: python:Versions=all Is your package arch: all? If that's the case, then it's normal. The Python-Version: field in the *binary*

Re: Bug#373853: Please test updated dh_python

2006-06-17 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Sat, 17 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: On Sat, 17 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: A = 2.4 in the version fields doesn't hurt and we can get this information from exactly one place. OK. I'll provide an updated dh_python soon. Please find it attached: - it's vastly

Re: Updated python-support

2006-06-18 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Sun, 18 Jun 2006, Josselin Mouette wrote: * Automatic dependency generation in dh_pysupport, removing the need to run dh_python. It's not only removing the need to run dh_python, it requires the maintainer to remove dh_python because both are not coexisting nicely any more.

Quick poll on what's best

2006-06-19 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hello, as you may have read in the previous mail, the latest dh_python uses a debian/pyversions file to find out the Python versions that the packages supports but uses as fallback the XS-Python-Version field in order to not break compatibility with packages that have already been updated. For

More updates for the policy

2006-06-19 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hello, a last remark/discussion. Given that the XS-Python-Version field is no more required, I think it shouldn't be mentionned as part of the official policy but only as example on how to implement the policy with the help of python-central. I will update the wiki page as soon as the updated

Re: More updates for the policy

2006-06-19 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi Andy, On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, Andreas Barth wrote: We shouldn't have two vastly different ways to do it. Life would be best if we had already taken a decision... we know this but it is not going to happen until we have more experience with both python-central and python-support. Either,

Re: Quick poll on what's best

2006-06-19 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, Joe Wreschnig wrote: So you're removing one of the control fields while adding yet another one in your previous mail? I'm not removing it... I'm transfering responsibility of that field to python-central. I want dh_python to be used by everybody so that we have sane and

Re: Updated dh_python to satisfy everybody

2006-06-19 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: - pyversions needs to be modified to not fail if the field XS-Python-Version is not present. He should in that case use the information of the debian/pyversions file. I will hopefully soon provide a patch for this. Here's a patch

Re: More updates for the policy

2006-06-19 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, Floris Bruynooghe wrote: On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 09:07:00PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote: BTW, the syntax of the Python-Version field comes directly from python-central and it has not been discussed if the current syntax is the best needed to achieve the second point

Re: More updates for the policy

2006-06-19 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, Andreas Barth wrote: My impression was that we *did* a decision how to handle the meta-information, and just didn't decide about the implementation. You can review the video of the BoF but I don't have time for that. common denominator that I have found on which both

Re: Updated python-support

2006-06-19 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, Matthias Klose wrote: Raphael Hertzog writes: What Josselin is criticizing is the fact that python-central heavily relies on the P-V field, it looks it up in /var/lib/dpkg/status and also uses /var/lib/dpkg/info/package.list to find out files to byte-compile

Re: Updated dh_python to satisfy everybody

2006-06-19 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: - uses XS-Python-Standards-Version: 0.4 as reference field to run in new policy mode. The presence of XS-Python-Version will also trigger the new policy mode (this is for short-term compatibility, it may be removed

Re: Updated dh_python to satisfy everybody

2006-06-20 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Tue, 20 Jun 2006, Andreas Barth wrote: * Raphael Hertzog ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) [060620 01:35]: On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: - uses XS-Python-Standards-Version: 0.4 as reference field to run in new policy mode. The presence of XS-Python-Version will also

Re: Updated dh_python to satisfy everybody

2006-06-20 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Tue, 20 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: - pyversions needs to be modified to not fail if the field XS-Python-Version is not present. He should in that case use the information of the debian/pyversions file. I will hopefully soon

Re: Updated dh_python to satisfy everybody

2006-06-20 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Tue, 20 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: On Tue, 20 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: - pyversions needs to be modified to not fail if the field XS-Python-Version is not present. He should in that case use the information of the debian

dh_python using debian/pycompat

2006-06-20 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hello everybody, I just updated dh_python to use debian/pycompat (or DH_PYCOMPAT) instead of the Python-Standards-Version field. You can find the updated script and updated debhelper NMU (5.0.37.2) here: http://people.debian.org/~hertzog/python/ Please test it and check it. This versions

Re: Updated dh_python to satisfy everybody

2006-06-22 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Thu, 22 Jun 2006, Matthias Klose wrote: Updated files attached. Matthias, this time you can safely integrate this version in the official python package. The patch itself looks ok to me. Good, can you upload the new pyversions today then ? Maybe you could help me in

Re: Looking for python-fam sponsor

2006-06-26 Thread Raphael Hertzog
http://www.dcl.hpi.uni-potsdam.de/debian/source/python-fam_1.1.1-2.dsc You missed several changes/simplifications. I made them and uploaded your package anyway. Don't forget to sync your local copy (you can grab your package in incoming.debian.org). * Changes by Raphael Hertzog: - remove

Re: News from the python policy transition

2006-06-29 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Wed, 28 Jun 2006, Raphael Hertzog wrote: We also have many python applications (or badly packaged modules which have not been caught by the first mass-bug filing) that have a dependency python ( 2.4) and that needs to be updated as well. Please find the list below (~150 packages

Bug#375948: debhelper: dh_python generates incomplete dependencies for private extensions

2006-06-29 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Package: debhelper Version: 5.0.37.2 Severity: normal Tags: patch Packages with private extensions who are not giving explicitely the version they build for in debian/pyversions (or XS-Python-Version) will have incomplete dependencies like python ( 2.4) instead of the expected python (= 2.3),

Re: Python independant binary extensions

2006-06-30 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Fri, 30 Jun 2006, Josselin Mouette wrote: Don't you think it'd be nice to add support to python-support and python-central for that case ? Python-support already checks the md5sums of the files to install, but it excludes the .so because files are moved to /usr/share and it would

Re: [Fwd: Re: Bug#375751: sqlobject: should use the parse method when using pkg_resources.Requirement]

2006-07-04 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Mon, 03 Jul 2006, Gustavo Noronha Silva wrote: Hello, I'd like to request that kobold be added to the python-modules group on Alioth. I'll have sqlobject integrated to the svn repository tonight. He has been added. He will have commit rights tomorrow. Cheers, -- Raphaël Hertzog

Re: Request to join python-modules team

2006-07-07 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Wed, 05 Jul 2006, Jeremie Corbier wrote: I'd like to join the python-modules team in order to maintain mmpython[1] and possibly help with other packages. My Alioth login is toadstool-guest. Welcome to the group! You have been added. You'll have commit rights tomorrow. Cheers, --

Re: current python-only packages and new policy

2006-07-08 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Thu, 06 Jul 2006, Mike Hommey wrote: I'm writing because the New Policy is not very verbose on building a package for only the current version of python. First, why would i need to build-dep on python-all-dev when python-dev is enough ? You don't need to build-dep on python-all-dev

Maintenance of python-soappy

2006-07-09 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hello Ed, the 8 last uploads of python-soappy have been NMU. It looks like you really don't have time to maintain this package properly. As such I would like the python modules team to take it over. Do you agree ? (You can continue maintaining it within the team of course, I can add you to the

New debhelper update

2006-07-10 Thread Raphael Hertzog
. Closes: #374776 +- fix typos in POD documentation. Closes: #375936 + + -- Raphael Hertzog [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mon, 10 Jul 2006 13:20:06 +0200 + +debhelper (5.0.37.2) unstable; urgency=low + + * Non-maintainer upload. + * Update of dh_python +- vastly refactored, easier to understand

Re: lilypond and python

2006-07-20 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi Matthias, On Thu, 20 Jul 2006, Matthias Klose wrote: well, there's curently only one person spreading lies and fud about python packaging, so please don't talk about lies as well. Please stop ranting against Josselin, in particular if you have nothing precise/factual to criticize. You're

Future of dh_python

2006-08-16 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hello everybody, as you might have seen on Joey's blog, he expressed some wishes about the future of dh_python: http://kitenet.net/~joey/blog/entry/proposed_transition_plan_for_removal_of_dh_python_from_debhelper.html As I can understand him, we really should respect his wish. If Matthias

Re: Future of dh_python

2006-08-22 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Tue, 22 Aug 2006, Floris Bruynooghe wrote: The changes needed in dh_pysupport are trivial. As of version 0.4, it handles dependencies in more cases than dh_python, and does it only if debian/pycompat isn't found. The only thing to do is to remove this check. I also heard that

Re: SVN access for Urwid, Templayer

2006-08-23 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Wed, 23 Aug 2006, Ian Ward wrote: I am hoping to get svn access to python-modules so that I can help to maintain the Urwid and Templayer packages. My Alioth account is wardi-guest. You have been added to the project. You'll have access tomorrow. Cheers, -- Raphaël Hertzog Premier

Re: debian/pycompat usage?

2006-08-25 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Fri, 25 Aug 2006, Floris Bruynooghe wrote: AIUI debian/pycompat is not needed anymore currently as dh_python has enough by having the XS-Python-Version field, while if you are using python-support dh_python is not used at all anymore so it doesn't need the debian/pycompat anymore

Re: debian/pycompat usage?

2006-08-25 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Fri, 25 Aug 2006, Pierre Habouzit wrote: debian/pycompat is needed if you want dh_python to do the substitution. You also can (atm) use dh_pysupport do it alone, in that case you must not use debian/pycompat, neither dh_python. If someone really wants to use dh_pysupport to generate the

Re: centralized bzr (Re: Successful and unsuccessful Debian development tools)

2006-08-28 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 28 Aug 2006, Adeodato Simó wrote: * Brian May [Mon, 28 Aug 2006 13:22:55 +1000]: Adeodate Also, do you remember having root Adeodato bzr as root? Huh? Sorry, that should have read: do you remember having *run* bzr as root. It's the most likely cause for those .pyc

Re: Bug#385909: pyversions: command not found

2006-09-04 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Sun, 03 Sep 2006, Steve Langasek wrote: On Sun, Sep 03, 2006 at 11:38:19PM +0200, Julien Danjou wrote: Suggested packages: python-doc python-profiler The following NEW packages will be installed: python-minimal The following packages will be upgraded: python 1 upgraded, 1

Re: quest to join pmpt

2006-09-21 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Wed, 20 Sep 2006, Kevin Coyner wrote: Hello I'd like to join the python-modules packaging team. I've just sent out a RFS for the package 'rls' and also already maintain 'htmlgen', both python packages. I also have another python related package in the pipeline. I looked at rpl and

Re: Bug#381389: dh_pycentral patch

2006-10-04 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Context for debian-python: we're deprecating dh_python on Joey's request and thus move the logic of substvars generation into dh_pycentral/dh_pysupport. debhelper/python-central/python-support will be jointly uploaded in 2 days (the packages are in DELAYED/2-days right now) to make that happen.

Re: removing python2.3

2006-10-23 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Mon, 23 Oct 2006, Matthias Klose wrote: With zope2.8 removed, the last package depending on python2.3 is gone, so we are technically able to drop the support for python2.3. As currently some packages have reverse dependencies on python2.3, removing python2.3 without any other action, would

Re: Outdated Python-related packages in Debian

2006-12-07 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hello, On Wed, 06 Dec 2006, Sanghyeon Seo wrote: My crystal ball, eh, my package tracker told me, that there are many outdated Python-related packages in Debian. I filtered false positives. (e.g. version parsing got it wrong, version packaged in Gentoo/FreeBSD is alpha/beta, etc.)

Re: Outdated Python-related packages in Debian

2006-12-14 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hello, On Fri, 08 Dec 2006, Mikhail Gusarov wrote: RH If anyone updates some of theses packages, please invite the maintainers RH to join the Debian Python Modules Team. RH http://python-modules.alioth.debian.org Please add me. My python-openid, python-yadis and python-urljr are sitting

Re: Joining PMPT

2007-01-13 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Fri, 12 Jan 2007, Oleksandr Moskalenko wrote: I'd like to join the PMPT. My alioth login is malex. Python-related packages that I maintain include beaker, myghty, myghtyutils, pydb, pylons, quixote, and webhelpers. You have been added. Welcome to the group! We really need some more

Re: Joining PMPT

2007-01-14 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Sat, 13 Jan 2007, Thomas Viehmann wrote: Raphael Hertzog wrote: We really need some more DD who could help sponsoring, for example Ian Ward seems to have trouble finding sponsors for his urwid package. It seems somebody else picked up urwid. I'm not sure I'll be able

Re: Two small python modules

2007-02-28 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Tue, 27 Feb 2007, Romain Beauxis wrote: Hi all ! I have packaged yesterday two small python modules for interfacing with memcached. This was required by a colleague on one of our project. One is a pur python project and the other one a binding for the C library, said to be

Re: Packaging for Cheeseshop and Debian

2007-03-14 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Ben Finney wrote: Howdy all, I'm writing an application[0] in Python, and am nearly at the point where I want to package it. I need to do so in a way that's useful to me, so that means a Debian package; and useful to anyone using Python, so that means a Python egg

Re: PMPT / Alioth

2007-03-15 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Tristan Seligmann wrote: I'd like to be added to the PMPT project on Alioth; my account name is mithrandi-guest. I'll probably be comaintaning various Divmod packages with Stefano Zacchiroli. You have been added. Cheers, -- Raphaël Hertzog Premier livre français

Re: Packaging for Cheeseshop and Debian

2007-03-15 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Thu, 15 Mar 2007, Ben Finney wrote: Check the part concerning eegs. The page says: Adding egg support is only required in some specific cases: when another software uses the python module via an egg and when this egg support is not yet integrated upstream. What is

Re: dpkg-gencontrol: warning: unknown substitution variable ${python:Depends}

2007-03-19 Thread Raphael Hertzog
Hi, On Tue, 20 Mar 2007, Ben Finney wrote: Raphael Hertzog [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Mon, 19 Mar 2007, Ben Finney wrote: [dpkg-gencontrol complains about unknown substitution variables] dh_pycentral should do it for you... I am using dh_pycentral (as noted in my original message

Re: dpkg-gencontrol: warning: unknown substitution variable ${python:Depends}

2007-03-19 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Tue, 20 Mar 2007, Ben Finney wrote: and 'dpkg-gencontrol' complained about every one of those. This is a misfeature of dpkg-gencontrol. Is 'dh_gencontrol' not useful then? If not, why is it in the boilerplate created by 'dh_make'? If it is useful, what am I doing differently that it

Re: Using python-central for pure-Python package (was: dpkg-gencontrol: warning: unknown substitution variable ${python:Depends})

2007-03-20 Thread Raphael Hertzog
On Tue, 20 Mar 2007, Ben Finney wrote: Part of that target is to rename the generated egg-info directory; Setuptools creates it as 'foo-N.M-pyX.Y.egg-info', but the python-central documentation seems to indicate this should be renamed to 'foo.egg-info': # install only one Egg dir

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