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Re: RFS: themole | python3 only app | 8 days since last RFS

> Why priority "extra"?

Sorry, my bad. I've changed it to optional.

> You build depend on "debhelper (>= 9.0.0)", but debhelper doesn't
> use such versioning scheme anymore. Even if did, "debhelper (>= 9)"
> would be both shorter and more friendly to backporters.

I didn't know that. Fixed.

> Debian Policy 3.9.3 has been just released, you probably want to
> bump Standards-Version.

Thanks for that advise. I dind't change that because my lintian was
complaining, but surely in a near future it won't. Fixed.

> Vcs-* fields are support for point to Debian packaging repository,
> not upstream repository.

I didn't know that either. I thought it was for any VCS. Fixed.
> Unless there are good reasons (like: license issues, or tremendous
> space saving), I'd advise to use the pristine upstream tarball. But
> if you really must repackage, then it'd nice if:
> - package had version number that indicate that the source was
> repackaged (it's common to use +dfsg suffix is stuff was repackaged
> for DFSG reasons, or +ds otherwise);
> - you provided get-orig-source target in debian/rules.

I've modified the upstream tarball in order to save space, and to avoid
writing all copyright information in d/copyright. Anyway, following your
advise now I'm using the pristine upstream tarball, and I've updated

Thanks for all the advises, Jacub.

For anyone who is willing to sponsor themole, one can download the
package with dget using this command:

dget -x

More information about hello can be obtained from:


Changes since the last upload:

     * Changed priority from extra to optional
     * Updates Standards-Version to 3.9.3
     * Removed Vcs-* fields.
     * Now using pristine upstream tarball.

  Raúl Benencia

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