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Re: parsing/using *.dsc *.changes, *.deb etc., from Python

On Mon, Oct 29, 2007 at 12:53:33PM +0100, Ondrej Certik wrote:
> Awesome. Maybe you could help for example the maintainer of
> git-hgbuildpackage to use python-debian, so that all the code is on
> one place.

No problem, but I won't ping him in advance via mediation :), but feel
free to tell him that he is very welcome to post questions either
directly to me or to the python-debian maintainers team.

More generally, feel free to point to us people who have alternative
implementations of the code available in python-debian. We'll be very
happy to merge features available elsewhere and help porting stuff to

> BTW, I tried your example
> /usr/share/doc/python-debian/examples/packages/grep-maintainer and it
> doesn't work:

No wonder, the example is based on some old API. You can indeed notice
that that example is not part of python-debian. Please consider only the
examples you can currently find under


Stefano Zacchiroli -*- PhD in Computer Science ............... now what?
zack@{cs.unibo.it,debian.org,bononia.it} -%- http://www.bononia.it/zack/
(15:56:48)  Zack: e la demo dema ?    /\    All one has to do is hit the
(15:57:15)  Bac: no, la demo scema    \/    right keys at the right time

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