Bug#579651: python-debian: No public API for getting ChangeBlocks from a Changelog

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Apr 29 14:48:10 UTC 2010

Package: python-debian
Version: 0.1.14ubuntu2
Severity: important

As far as I can tell, there is no public API to get ChangeBlock objects given
a Changelog object.  I can use changelog._blocks although that is non-public.
I want to get ChangeBlocks because I want the .changes for a particular

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers lucid-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'lucid-updates'), (500, 'lucid-security'), (500, 'lucid')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-21-generic (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages python-debian depends on:
ii  python                   2.6.5-0ubuntu1  An interactive high-level object-o
ii  python-apt      Python interface to libapt-pkg
ii  python-support           1.0.4ubuntu1    automated rebuilding support for P

python-debian recommends no packages.

Versions of packages python-debian suggests:
ii  gpgv                     1.4.10-2ubuntu1 GNU privacy guard - signature veri

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