Re: python again (was: Bug#225999: ITP: debsync -- installed packages synchronization tool)
On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 10:44:39AM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Jan 2004 09:59:41 -0800, Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com>
> >On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 01:30:02PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> >> Butter bei die Fische: How do I build a policy conformant pythonX.Y
> >> that allows to run a recent Mailman on woody _without_ having to build
> >> all other pythonX.Y packages, and _without_ having to recompile
> >> reportbug, python-apt, dput and apt-listchanges.
> Sorry for not getting the terminology right. I mean of course, running
> debuild on an unpacked source package. This currently seems necessary
> to get the dependencies and interpreter calls right.
Certainly not in the case of apt-listchanges, python-apt or reportbug; they
will have exactly the same python dependencies regardless of where you build
them. There's nothing to be gained by building these packages from source.