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Re: Bug#1052421: ITP: control -- Python Control Systems Library

On 2023-09-22 00:09, Andrey Rakhmatullin wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 21, 2023 at 08:20:20PM +0200, Christoph Biedl wrote:
>> > * Package name    : control
>> >   Version         : 0.9.4
>> >   Upstream Author : <Python Control Developers
>> > <python-control-developers@lists.sourceforge.net>>
>> > * URL             : http://python-control.org/
>> While I cannot judge whether this package is a sensible addition to
>> Debian - I strongly ask you to re-consider the package name as "control"
>> can apply to many different areas, and is therefore not helping when
>> trying to figure if that package helps in a particular situation.
>> Also, as there's the debian/control file in each source package, this
>> will create some confusion and possibly even to users asking you for
>> help with their packaging.
>> Just from the above website, perhaps something like
>> python-feedback-control-systems or a bit shorter variant would be more
>> appropriate. I might be wrong.
> python-control is fine, considering it's https://pypi.org/project/control/
It seems debian python team following certain convention when naming
packages for python modules, libraries prefixed with "python-" and
python3 packages are prefixed with "pyhton3-".

will use python3-control over python-control as it's a python3 package.

Kurva Prashanth

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