Removing python-pygresql and libpqpp packages
This is not strictly orphaning, more infanticide. I'm not sure
conventional orphaning fits, since the source package is not being
The PostgreSQL python interface (python-pygresql) has been separated
upstream into its own source tree. Since it no longer needs to be built
with postgresql itself, and since I do not use python, the python
binaries will no longer be built when postgresql 7.4 is released (in a
Some python developer therefore needs to create new source packages for
python-pygresql and the related python2.x-pygresql packages.
I also intend to stop building libpqpp and libpqpp-dev, which provide
the obsolete libpq++ library. libpqxx is a much better C++ interface
and packages that depend on libpqpp ought to be converted to use
libpqxx. If anyone still wants to use libpq++, he needs to create a
source package for it.
The sources for pygresql and libpq++ are available from
libpqpp and libpqpp-dev: none that I know of
libpgsql2 (obsolete; contains libpq++): trafstats
python-pygresql: cherrypy (suggests)
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