[Python-modules-team] Bug#712479: py{-}sendfile: Name space conflict. Two source packages, one binary package.

Philipp Kern pkern at debian.org
Fri Nov 22 19:55:39 UTC 2013

Control: reassign -1 ftp.debian.org
Control: retitle -1 RM: py-sendfile -- RoQA; namespace conflict with pysendfile

On Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 12:40:41PM +0200, Ansgar Burchardt wrote:
> Control: reassign -1 src:pysendfile,src:py-sendfile
> Hector Oron <zumbi at debian.org> writes:
> >   Looking at buildd status packages,
> >     https://buildd.debian.org/status/package.php?p=py-sendfile&suite=sid
> >   py-sendfile has been in status 'uploaded' almost for a year now.
> >
> >   While commenting about that problem on #d-buildd IRC channel, ansgar
> >   pointed out that we seem to have a couple source packages building
> >   the same binary package.
> That's a bug in the packages.
> It looks like pysendfile is a rewrite of py-sendfile which was first
> packages as pysendfile (which started to replace and conflict with
> python-sendfile which already looks wrong[1]) and later took the binary
> packages over. It nowhere says if this is intentional and py-sendfile
> should be removed or if somebody messed up.
>   [1] see Policy 10.1 unless they implement the same interface.

I think it's clear that pysendfile has won and py-sendfile has to go.
Let's do this.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern
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