[Debian-olpc-devel] Package naming (rainbow)

Luke Faraone luke at faraone.cc
Mon Nov 16 15:29:59 UTC 2009


On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 15:29, Luke Faraone <luke at faraone.cc> wrote:

>  Why set DEB_PYTHON_MODULE_PACKAGES - I believe that should be autodetected
>> if using proper package names.  Even if not, I still suspect that you should
>> rename the package to include a leading "python-" to not violate Python
>> Policy.
> How about this: I'll split it off into three packages: rainbow, python-
> rainbow, and libnss-rainbow2.
> python-* packages shouldn't install anything into /usr/sbin/ or /usr/bin as
> far as I can tell, so just renaming rainbow to python-rainbow would not be
> acceptable.
> If that's acceptable to you, I'll make the changes. As it is, I think we're
> fine with just rainbow and libnss-rainbow.

I didn't get a reply on this, maybe I missed it?

Should I have a separate python package for the rainbow python module and
the binaries, or can I just keep them all in "rainbow"?

Luke Faraone
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/debian-olpc-devel/attachments/20091116/09882c52/attachment.htm>

More information about the Debian-olpc-devel mailing list