Split of gnome-python-desktop

Sebastien Bacher seb128 at ubuntu.com
Wed Aug 22 16:46:47 BST 2007

Le lundi 20 août 2007 à 13:25 +0200, Kevin Dunglas a écrit :
> Hello,
> I'm writing an application (an encrypted folder manager) for Ubuntu as
> a Summer of Code Project. My app is wrote in GTK and also depend of
> the gnomekeyring python module.
> In Ubuntu it adds a dependency to the whole gnome-python-desktop package.
> My mentor said that it was better if the gnome-python-desktop package
> was split into sub-packages like gnome-python (which provide
> python-gconf, python-gnomecanvas, ...).
> Is there any problem to split the gnome-python-desktop package into
> subpackages ? If i send you a patch to split it can you integrate it ?


Does splitting makes really sense there? What depends do you try to
avoid there? I would prefer keep the delta with Debian low so we should
try to make them accept the patch if it makes sense

Sebastien Bacher

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