[Python-modules-team] Bug#488453: [python-scipy] python-scipy-core transition package

Ondrej Certik ondrej at certik.cz
Mon Jun 30 18:18:11 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 7:08 PM, Chris Walker
<chrisw at chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 01:51:42AM +0200, Ondrej Certik wrote:
>> See here:
>> http://wiki.debian.org/python-scipy
>> it's deprecated, but there are more packages that need to be removed,
>> e.g. python-f2py.
> Oh - I see.
> It isn't clear from your mail whether you are saying:
> 1) The package should be removed.
> 2) The package should be kept around for legacy users.
> I suspect 1), because I see that a removal request has been filed for
> python-f2py
> (http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=488607). In which
> case fine.
> In the case of 2), A note in the package description would be
> extremely helpful so that I don't accidentally use a really out of
> date package.

Yes, I am saying 1). Note that I cannot change the description of
python-scipy-core, as I don't have upload rights for that package (see
the maintainer and uploaders fields)

>> Please let us know if you'd like to help.
> I would like to help - whether I'll have time is a slightly different
> issue - particularly as I'm looking for a new job...
> I'll try to look through
> http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=python-modules-team@lists.alioth.debian.org
> to find some bugs where I can contribute.

Excellent thanks.

>> I myself have time to make
>> sure python-scipy and python-numpy are in good shape, but currently I
>> don't have time for all the other packages.
> Sure.
> I was impressed at the speed with which you uploaded the recent
> numpy release by the way.

Thanks. :)

The only two relevant packages now are the python-numpy and
python-scipy and they should be in a pretty good shape now.


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