[Distutils] Packaging: bdist_deb patches

Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn zooko at zooko.com
Wed Jun 10 16:30:26 CEST 2009

On Jun 5, 2009, at 12:22 PM, Gerry Reno wrote:

> Has there been any progress on getting the 'bdist_deb' target (akin  
> to 'bdist_rpm') implemented in Distutils? We are looking for  
> behavior that would be similar to bdist_rpm driven by setup.cfg  
> with fully automated generation of packages. There is in existence  
> a set of patches that supposedly does this. Has any progress been  
> made to integrate those patches?

I use stdeb for this purpose:


For example, here is a buildbot which automatically builds a new .deb  
from the Python source whenever a new patch is committed to the  
revision control repository:




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