Re: list of package for python_support -> dh_python2 ?
On Fri, 2011-06-10 at 12:16 +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
> Paul Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 1:40 AM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> > > What is the process for deprecating python-support? Who makes that
> > > decision?
> > Add a lintian warning saying that it is deprecated.
> Lintian isn't normative though. We should only add a Lintian warning to
> tell the packager of a *pre-existing* deprecation.
> The deprecation itself isn't a matter of changing Lintian, but of
> someone authoritative for Python policy saying that pysupport is
> deprecated. Who makes that decision?
If we can answer how python-central got to be deprecated, that could
give us a clue.