stdeb produces Debian source packages from Python packages via a new distutils command, sdist_dsc. Automatic defaults are provided for the Debian package, but many aspects of the resulting package can be customized. An additional command, bdist_deb, creates a Debian binary package, a .deb file. The new debianize command builds a debian/ directory directly alongside your setup.py.
Two convenience utilities are also provided. pypi-install will query the Python Package Index (PyPI) for a package, download it, create a .deb from it, and then install the .deb. py2dsc will convert a distutils-built source tarball into a Debian source package.
This email announces release 0.6.0.
Highlights for this release (you may also wish to consult the full changelog):
- A new ``debianize`` command to build a ``debian/`` directory alongside your setup.py file.
As always, please check the release notes: http://github.com/astraw/stdeb/blob/release-0.6.0/RELEASE_NOTES.txt
The full changelog is here: http://github.com/astraw/stdeb/blob/release-0.6.0/CHANGELOG.txt