[Pkg-bazaar-maint] Bug#561647: follow python packaging guidelines

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Sat Dec 19 07:27:16 UTC 2009

package: bzr

bzr is a python app and contains bzrlib which other python programs may
sensibly use.

Python libraries should have a binary package 'python-library_name'.

So bzr should have a binary package python-bzrlib, or perhaps simply
provide this.

As bzr has both arch independent and arch dependent components it should
probably be building a -all package with the pure python code and a -any
with the arch specific code - this would reduce the footprint in the

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