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Bug#762109: tracker.debian.org: could use changelog parser to pretty print debian changelogs


On Fri, 19 Sep 2014, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> Maybe the package name put you on the wrong foot. The package contains
> just /usr/bin/parsechangelog which I know is/was used at
> packages.debian.org. It seems irrelevant in which language this tool is
> implemented, no?

It's better than just a Perl module, definitely, it's still an external
dependency that can't be managed like any other Python library (i.e. not
auto-installable via pip in a virtualenv) and is bound to be way less
efficient than if we could just generate all HTML pages in a single Python
process (instead of forking a Perl interpreter for each changelog to

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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