Re: RFS: py-postgresql (was: Re: RFS: python3-postgresql)
As William agreed to join DPMT, we will continue this phase there.
On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 15:32, William Grzybowski
> On Sat, 31 Jul 2010 12:37:13 +0200, Sandro Tosi <email@example.com> wrote:
>> some comments:
>> - where is the ITP for this package?! if you don't know what it is and
>> why you need to file one before packaging something, google is your
> Sorry about that, its filled now as #591048
>> - thanks for uploading -3 without updating this thread (so link in the
>> only email don't work)...
>> - more about it, why do you upload three revision for a NEW package?
>> just merge all the changelog in -1, and close there the ITP!
>> - consider joining the python modules team and maintain the package
>> there: http://wiki.debian.org/Teams/PythonModulesTeam/HowToJoin
>> - why do you name the source package python3-postgresql? it's wrong to
>> call it with the version of the interpreter (it's correct to name the
>> *binary* package that way, tho); just don't diverge from upstream and
>> call it py-postgresql
> Done, now it's as py-postresql
>> - remove XB-Python-Version , it's not used
>> - use priority optional, no need to be extra
>> - remove all the useless comments "# Please chose a license for your
>> packaging work. If the program you package"
>> - are you sure BSD (upstream) and GPL-3 (packaging) licenses can work
>> together? consider they are distributed together, and you might need
>> to change the upstream code: can you do that freely? hint: it's
>> usually safe to choose the packaging license the same as upstream.
>> - why do you override dh_auto_build? doesn't dh already do all the
>> needful to build the package for all supported versions? same goes for
>> dh_install and dh_clean.
>> - remove useless comments
>> - once again, remove useless comments
> Thanks for all your comments, I hope I fixed them all.
> Here is the new package:
> * Package name : py-postgresql
> Version : 1.0.1-1
> Upstream Author : James William Pye <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * URL : http://python.projects.postgresql.org/
> * License : BSD
> Section : python
> It builds these binary packages:
> python3-postgresql - pgsql driver, cluster management tools, and client
> The package appears to be lintian clean.
> The upload would fix these bugs: 591048
> My motivation for maintaining this package is: py-postgresql is a great
> project for python3 with an active upstream which can help the grown
> of python3 community.
> The package can be found on mentors.debian.net:
> - URL: http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/p/py-postgresql
> - Source repository: deb-src http://mentors.debian.net/debian unstable
> main contrib non-free
> - dget
> I would be glad if someone uploaded this package for me.
> Kind regards
> William Grzybowski
Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi