[Reportbug-maint] debianbts.py platform independence

Ritesh Raj Sarraf rrs at researchut.com
Mon Aug 4 19:26:17 UTC 2008

Hi Sandro,

On Monday 04 August 2008 20:43:52 Sandro Tosi wrote:
> > I've ended up with a debianbts.py of my own. I've attached it. The
> > attached version runs on Windows/Linux.
> Sadly, I can't have a clean diff from your debianbts.py and the one in
> the svn repo.

I tried the same. But it didn't look good.

> > But upstream has changed a lot. get_reports(), the one that I am
> > using, is no more seen upstream.
> Sorry, who are you referring to as "upstream"? debbugs team?
> pypt-offline coders?

debbugs team.

> > My request is to make debianbts.py platform independent.
> Mh, well, one of the goal of reportbug for lenny+1 is to get rid of
> custom Debian BTS query code and start using one of the external
> modules[1][2] available (there was already a discussion[3] about it
> recently), so that part of reportbug code will be dropped.

Okay!! Cool! The debianbts.py file that I'd copied from reportbug package 
still works for me. What I can do is follow up on how it is going to go 
forward. python-debianbts or python-btsutils, any would be fine as long as 
their libs are independent.

Ritesh Raj Sarraf
RESEARCHUT - http://www.researchut.com
"Necessity is the mother of invention."

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