On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 09:18:16PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> * 505 of these packages do not use distutils and should not be
> affected, still shipping files to site-packages/. However,
> according to Scott Kimmermann (who handled parts of this
> transition in Ubuntu), python-central does not look for modules
> in /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages, so most modules using it
> are broken.
What do you mean, "look for" modules there? Are you proposing that these
packages ship files under /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages, or that
python-central find modules under this directory at build-time and move them
AIUI, the former would be contrary to upstream's wishes regarding the
organization of distro-provided modules.
> If this is the case, python-central needs to be NMUed to handle
> such packages.
There is no bug filed against python-central for this. An NMU would be out