Packaging a python module
Today I have spent a few hours trying to package a python library called
Firstly, I think there is Debian Python Policy. But I can't find it. Any
Is there a simple example somewhere? One that just dumps some .py files
into site-package? I did apt-get source some packages. Most seem to
compile some C. I don't need to do that.
I looked closely at pyblosxom, but I am a little bit confused how under
debian/ there is pyblosxom/ with everything again with the directory
structure. Is that right?
I thought the debian/ was a set of basic control files that assembles
the sources below it.
I ran dh_make and it seem to have created a whole host of unnecessary
I tried dh_python:
Can't stat debian/python-lupy: No such file or directory
at /usr/bin/dh_python line 124
Is it looking for some sort of structure like pyblosxom that I mentioned?
In debian/rules of pyblosxom, there are these entries:
What is cdbs? Did I need it to?
Other questions. How do I replace bilbo (my machine's name) <hendry@bilbo>
with a proper email extension?
Do I edit the changelog with a special tool?