[Python-Dev] what to do if you don't want your module in Debian

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 21:39:39 CEST 2010

On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 9:19 PM, Piotr Ożarowski <piotr at debian.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Many Python module developers do not want their work to be distributed
> by Debian (and probably by other Linux distributions), here's a list of
> hints that will help you accomplish that goal:

Great hints, I'll try to follow them... and they could make a good
section in the Hitchhiker's guide to packaging ;)

> * ignore FHS (you're using Windows after all); use __file__ whenever
>  you can,

You should be permissive on that one. Until we know how to describe
resource files properly,
__file__ is what developer use when they need their projects to be portable..

Notice that we have started to work on fixing this -

Tarek Ziadé | http://ziade.org

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