Python in Debian

Within the Debian project Python packages are maintained by individual developers and three main teams :

On the debian-python mailing list you can follow the latest developments.

On IRC some people use the channel #debian-python to discuss

For more information read the FAQ and this ?incomplete list of Python's packages in Debian

Supported Python Versions

Debian's latest release Lenny contains multiple Python versions: 2.5 (the default) and 2.4.

?Python 2.6 as default is a goal for squeeze

Debian Python Policy for Python developers

The Debian Python Policy describes conventions for packaging and distributing Python code in Debian.

The official text is located at http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/python-policy/.

Feel free to ask any questions on debian-python@l.d.o mailing list and contribute to ?DebianPython/Tutorial.

if you want to maintain a Python package, you have to know how the Debian Development works.

See also