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Re: RFS: python-urwid - Console UI Library for Python

On Fri, 21 Apr 2006, Ian Ward wrote:
> >Given than Ian is the upstream author of the module, he is of course
> >welcome in the team if he so wishes. Ian, just give me your alioth login
> >if you are interested.
> Sure, but I am not a debian developer.. should I create a guest account 
> on alioth?


> >I suggest on the contrary to do that before it enters Debian so that the
> >ftpmaster do not create packages that will disappear shortly after and so
> >that you don't have an upgrade path to handle.
> My understanding of debian packaging is quite limited. I tried to create 
> packages the same way I saw another python library packaged. If the 
> python-urwid package that enters the debian repositories is different 
> than what I have created, how do I transition people that are using my 
> repository to the new python-support way?  Do I even have to?

Packages won't conflict so the user may have both installed. We can
consider adding conflicts to avoid this problem.

> I would like to continue to support people that aren't running debian 
> unstable with packages for python2.1 (and python2.4 for ubuntu)

The package with python-support would work with any python version. Ubuntu
probably has python-support (in universe) so it shouldn't be a problem

I'll let you check those details with Paul.

Raphaël Hertzog

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