debhelper improvements for Python

Registered by Barry Warsaw on 2011-10-18

Several ideas for improving debhelper support for Python:

 * python-multibuild for python3 w/ dh integration
 * dh_auto_test

Others?

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Steve Langasek
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Barry Warsaw
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Barry Warsaw
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for precise
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-12.04-beta-1

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Work Items:
[barry] to look into getting distutils to exit 0: POSTPONED
[vorlon] to file a bug about build flags against distribute, python2.7, python3.2: TODO
[doko] dh_python2 in lucid: TODO
[doko] to rebuild python packages with 2.6 extensions: TODO
[doko] to port lsb again: DONE
[barry] work with Piotr on getting python-multibuild stable and landed: POSTPONED

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Work Items

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* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.