[Python-modules-team] Bug#741046: python-pdfminer: Please package latest upstream

Sandro Tosi morph at debian.org
Mon Jul 20 22:32:27 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 2:38 AM, Daniele Tricoli <eriol at mornie.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday 07 July 2015 11:03:54 Sandro Tosi wrote:
>> please let me know if you are still looking for a sponsor as I can
>> help here
> Many thanks for your offer, I only would like to ask to my previous sponsor
> first (stefanor).

any update on this?

>> (but I want to try to get a a py3k pkg in as well)
> Me too, but it seems upstream doesn't want to support both Python 2 and
> Python3 with a single codebase[¹] so, there is a Python3 fork[²] with Python2
> compatibility.

I pushed a bit the upstream author, lets see how he reacts

> What do you suggest to handle this? The best would be to get PR 71 merged, or
> something similar...

yeah, you could also get that patch and add it to the packaging to
create a py3k package from it

> I will start to work on pdfminer on the week end. My plan is to update the
> package to version 20140328 to fix #741046 and then working on #640303? Does
> it seem reasonable to you?

sure makes sense, any ETA on when this work will start?

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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