[Python-modules-team] Bug#605365: Bug#605365: pyopenssl: Use dh_python2 instead of dh_pysupport

Piotr Ożarowski piotr at debian.org
Mon Nov 29 12:08:25 UTC 2010

Unless you need OpenSSL module at install time (for some other
module/application) and you don't want to invoke pysupport's trigger
(for various reasons, it's very slow and requires touching maintainer
scripts to name two)... I don't understand¹ why you want to provide delta
between Debian and Ubuntu packages (the change looks trivial, but it
actually is a big change as dh_python2 uses different sys.path entry
and thus this change can break all packages that use the same namespace²).

[¹] debian/changelog doesn't mention reasons
[²] not a problem in this case, it looks like python-openssl is the only
    package that uses OpenSSL namespace

PS you probably also want to add "Breaks: ${python:Breaks}" or lintian
will complain.

PPS don't get me wrong, I want all pycentral and pysupport packages to
be converted to dh_python2 in Wheezy, you just have to be careful while
converting pysupport based packages (pycentral ones do not need much
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