[Python-modules-team] Comments regarding python-pampy_0.1.4-1_amd64.changes

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer lisandro at debian.org
Sun Dec 9 14:41:44 UTC 2012

On Sun 09 Dec 2012 11:16:42 Mike Gabriel escribió:
> Hi Luca,
> thanks for taking a look at python-pam(py).
> On So 09 Dez 2012 11:58:55 CET Luca Falavigna wrote:
> > according to Debian Python policy, this package should be named
> > python-pam, but
> > I noticed there's one in the archive already. Could you please explain
> > the reasons of introducing another one?
> As already mentioned in the ITP message[1], Python PAM (the one in
> python-pampy) simply contains one single file: pam.py. That's where I
> got the idea from for renaming the package to avoid a duplicate
> package name in the Debian archive. (Actually this got a little
> inspired by python-web, that has a home page under webpy.org).
> [1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=694666

JFTR: Mike has explained in the ITP bug above why it's worth to introduce this 
new package, it should make authentication easier compared with the already 
present python-pam package.

Kinds regards, Lisandro.


Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer
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