[Python-modules-team] Bug#529478: petsc4py not installable in sid due to missing libpetsc2.3.3 packages

Jurij Smakov jurij at wooyd.org
Tue May 19 14:52:21 UTC 2009

Package: petsc4py
Version: 0.7.5-5
Severity: serious
Tags: sid


python-petsc4py is currently uninstallable in sid as libpetsc2.3.3-dev
which it depends on has been removed due to petsc library transition.
Please upload a fixed package, modifying both Build-Depends for source
package and Depends for the python-petsc4py to refer to petsc-dev
instead of libpetsc2.3.3-dev. petsc-dev is a dummy package which pulls
in the latest libpetscX.Y.Z-dev via dependencies (currently
libpetsc3.0.0-dev), depending on it will allow the release team to
handle future library transitions by simple binNMU instead of a separate

Jurij Smakov                                           jurij at wooyd.org
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