[Debichem-devel] cclib_1.0.1-1_i386.changes REJECTED

Michael Banck mbanck at debian.org
Tue Jul 26 12:16:15 UTC 2011


On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 11:17:54PM +0200, Karol M. Langner wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 04:28:28PM +0200, Michael Banck wrote:
> > I took a look now, and found a few issues:
> > 
> > 1. Packages in main (e.g. cclib) must not Depend on or Recommend
> > packages in non-main, but you can put a Suggests: cclib-data to hint
> > users and graphical package managers.  This still means cclib-data will
> > not be installed along python-cclib for a regular apt-get or aptitude
> > install run.
> Added.
> > Possibly cclib could print out a warning that cclib-data is not present
> > and additionally (if run on a Debian system), point users to the
> > cclib-data package in non-free.
> I can't think of a good place to do that. And since cclib-data is
> basically tests, which are useful but not really interesting to users,
> I don't think that's really needed.

You could add a sentence to the cclib long description if you want.

the only other change I could think of is removing the commented out
"Vcs-*" lines in both debian/control (or better yet, point them at the
debichem subversion repository).

Once the alioth trouble is resolved, I'll upload the package.


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