Transitioning Python 2 helpers to dh_python2

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Tue Jun 14 08:43:07 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 11:37:11AM -0400, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Jun 12, 2011, at 01:58 AM, Micah Gersten wrote:
> >Hi, would you be interested in having a transition set up in our
> >transition tracker [1] for this?
> It could be, but to be brutally honest, I find these pages fairly difficult to
> parse.  Looking at e.g. perl.html, you get a huge blob of something before you
> get to the statuses,

The Perl 5.12 transition was an unusually awkward case because it was
hard to specify the affected package list.  Look at something like
instead, which doesn't have that huge blob.

> but even here, there's little or no help to explain what you're
> actually looking at, or how to use the data.  I'm sure it's very
> helpful to folks who already know what this means, but does the
> average Ubuntu developer understand how to read this?

By all means propose a branch with a legend or something.  Personally I
find red and green rows fairly clear. :-)

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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