Re: Bug#725170: ITP: python-clamd -- clamd is a portable Python module to use the ClamAV anti-virus engine on Windows, Linux, MacOSX and other platforms. It requires a running instance of the clamd daemon.
Daniel Wozniak <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On 10/02/2013 05:11 AM, Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> On Wednesday, October 02, 2013 08:50:31 Daniel Wozniak wrote:
>>> Package: wnpp
>>> Severity: wishlist
>>> Owner: Daniel Wozniak <email@example.com>
>>> * Package name : python-clamd
>>> Version : 1.0.1
>>> Upstream Author : Thomas Grainger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> * URL : https://github.com/orvant/debian-python-clamd
>>> * License : LGPL
>>> Programming Lang: Python
>>> Description : clamd is a portable Python module to use the
>>> anti-virus engine
>>> clamd is a portable Python module to use the ClamAV anti-virus
>>> Windows, Linux, MacOSX and other platforms. It requires a running
>>> of the clamd daemon.
>>> This is a fork of pyClamd v0.2.0 created by Philippe Lagadec and
>>> on his website: http://www.decalage.info/en/python/pyclamd which in
>>> a slightly improved version of pyClamd v0.1.1 created by Alexandre
>>> and published on his website: http://xael.org/norman/python/pyclamd/
>> We already have pyclamd 0.2.2 in the archive:
>> Although it looks like at least the binary package name should
>change, I think
>> it would make sense to have only one actively maintained version of
>> the archive instead of two.
>> Scott K
>This is a fork of code in the package available currently. As far as I
>can tell this one is being actively worked on but the other is not. A
>little background, my primary motivation for wanting this package is
>that it the newest upstream of w3af requires it as a dependency.
As long as it's reasonably backwards compatible, we should definitely replace the unmaintained code with the maintained fork.