Re: Fw: RFS: python-coverage 3.0.1-1
Bernd Zeimetz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Ben Finney wrote:
> > I can't find where ‘/usr/bin/’ is excluded from requirement to be
> > created; is it in a part of Policy that I've overlooked?
> There is no need to use a .dirs file if setup.py creates the directory
> for you.
Gotcha. Okay, removed.
> > The changelog entry for ‘debhelper’ 7.3.5 says:
> > * python_distutils buildsystem: […] Also build with python*-dbg if
> > the package build-depends on them.
> > What does it mean “if the package build-depends on them”? […]
> Checking if -dbg interpreters are installed is not enough to decide if
> you want to buiid with them as you don't necessarily have a clean
> chroot. So dh needs to look into the build-deps.
Ah, I see. So this means it will check the ‘Build-Depends’ field for the
packages ‘python2.4-dbg’, ‘python2.5-dbg’, or ‘python-all-dbg’; nothing
to do with dependencies on ‘foo-dbg’. Right?
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