Bug#620067: future of python-pipeline package
* Dmitry Nezhevenko <email@example.com>, 2012-05-16, 11:57:
I'm trying to package a ReviewBoard package that depends on
django-pipeline module. Unfortunately there is already another package
named python-pipeline in debian that uses same python module name
(pipeline). This another package is orphaned for a year:
I've asked it's upstream and author is going to rename it to something
(btw I've also asked upstream of django-pipeline but without any luck
apt-cache rdepends shows nothing for current python-pipeline. Also
popcon shows only 48 installation without information about usage:
So I'm asking how to deal with it? django-pipeline looks like more
popular according to project github page and bugtracker.
Holger suggests to ask here and thinks that it's better to remove
orphaned pipeline package.
How would the removal help?
With my upstream and ex-maintainer hats on, I'm fine with removing
python-pipeline from unstable. However, I object to another package
taking over the module name.