Re: Please do not drop Python 2 modules
- Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:31:52 +0100
- From: Chris Lamb <lamby@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Please do not drop Python 2 modules
> I found strange to put an override for this so I didn't.
I'm afraid I'm struggling to see Lintian could be any clearer
N: If upstream have not moved or have no intention to move to Python 3,
N: please be certain that Debian would benefit from the inclusion,
N: continued maintenance burden and (eventual) removal of this package
N: before you upload.
N: Please do not override this warning; rather, add a justification to your
N: changelog entry; Lintian looks in this version's changelog entry for the
N: specified package name or the phrase "Python 2 version" or similar.
This is not asking anyone to remove anything from the archive,
merely to double-check whether the addition of new Python 2.x
packages is required.
(If they are, so be it; add the rationale to the changelog and
: :' : Chris Lamb
`. `'` lamby@xxxxxxxxxx / chris-lamb.co.uk