Re: Python Transition, Mass Bug fill and NMUs...
On Wed, Aug 02, 2006, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> Yesterday, a last round of bugs has been filled against packages that
> may need an upgrade to comply with the recent python policy.
That's great! We all want python to be python2.4 in etch, thanks for
We already discussed together why it would be nice to announce /
discuss future mass bug filings to allow peer review (also when
reporting bugs that were missed by the initial filing). Here are some
suggestions of things I think would have improved the Python
- status of the transition Wiki page: a summary of steps which are in
progress (pointer to python transition pseudo-bug, pointers to the
list of bugs to be fixed in the mass bug filing, description of the
- collection of things to do and no to do: this is both intended as a
reference of things that we have discussed and decided to be good or
wrong, and might help in defining the exact criteria prior to e.g. a
mass bug filing; this probably belong to the FAQ on the Wiki
- test suite
I've found some Wiki pages approaching these, such as the
DebianPythonTODO, DebianPythonFAQ, or the DebianPython/NewPolicy pages,
but they didn't cover the results of discussions that happened on the
debian-python@ lists before, during, or after the implementation of the
python packaging tools.
It seems to me it's a bit late to do this now, but if people find some
of the above interesting, I might take some time during my holidays
(starting friday) for this.
Loïc Minier <firstname.lastname@example.org>