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Re: Bug#913976: ITP: python-hgapi -- module providing a pure-Python API to Mercurial




On 11/17/18 9:23 PM, Nick Morrott wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Owner: Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie@xxxxxxxxx>
> Severity: wishlist
> X-Debbugs-CC: debian-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> * Package name    : python-hgapi
>   Version         : 1.7.3
>   Upstream Author : Fredrik Håård <fredrik@xxxxxxxx>
> * URL             : https://github.com/haard/hgapi
> * License         : Expat
>   Programming Lang: Python
>   Description     : module providing a pure-Python API to Mercurial
> 
> hgapi is a pure-Python API to the Mercurial command-line, instead of the internal Mercurial API.
> 
> hgapi works for all versions of Mercurial, and will instantly reflect any changes to the repository (including hgrc).
> 
> hgapi is a dependency of yotta [1]
> 
>   [1] https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=908781
> 
Is there a particular reason yotta needs to use this instead of hglib,
which:
- is already in debian
- is maintained by mercurial upstream
- has pretty much the exact same package description as the above
?

This seems like useless duplication.

Thanks,
Julien