[Python-modules-team] Sponsor needed for python-itsdangerous

Jakub Wilk jwilk at debian.org
Fri Apr 5 15:07:34 UTC 2013

* Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net>, 2013-04-02, 14:53:
>This seems like a packaging bug that is a reasonable candidate for a 
>lintian check.  I'm happy to submit such a wishlist bug to lintian. 
>Can you help me characterize the problem?
>Would it be a reasonable test to say that the following test is an 
>indication of the bug?
>A) in debian/control: if the source package build-depends on 
>python-all, but any of the binary package stanzas do not have Depends: 
>or would it be better to describe buggy packages as:
>B)  debian/rules mentions --with-python2, but any binary package in 
>debian/control does not have Depends: ${python: Depends}
>or is there some other better formulation?

Lintian has already this:
Implementing the reverse, i.e. python-helper-but-no-python-depends, 
should be very straight-forward and give good results.

Jakub Wilk

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