[aur-general] Merge request python-pyside into pyside

Jerome Leclanche adys.wh at gmail.com
Sun Sep 1 22:38:01 EDT 2013

It goes both ways; plenty of python- libs install binaries as
well (eg. python-docutils installs a bunch of rst2* binaries). My
python-bna <https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/python-bna/> battle net
authenticator library installs a command line authenticator as well.

But packages like youtube-dl or namcap don't have provide an
"official" api; they just happen to be python apps that import

Then again, python-pip's main purpose is the "pip" binary. So in that
way, I guess arch is inconsistent. And python-pip / youtube-dl operate
the same way, by importing and loading themselves:

[3:35:37] adys at azura ~ % cat /usr/bin/pip
# EASY-INSTALL-ENTRY-SCRIPT: 'pip==1.4.1','console_scripts','pip'
__requires__ = 'pip==1.4.1'
import sys
from pkg_resources import load_entry_point

if __name__ == '__main__':
        load_entry_point('pip==1.4.1', 'console_scripts', 'pip')()

[3:36:44] adys at azura ~ % cat /usr/bin/youtube-dl

import youtube_dl

if __name__ == '__main__':
J. Leclanche

On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 3:17 AM, Gabriel Ribeiro da Cruz Peixoto
<gabrielrcp at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't think spiting the application from it's library is a official
> policy, or at least it is not followed by all packagers.
> On my system I found many packages that don't have a python-* name and
> install files on site-packages:
> $ pacman -Qo /usr/lib/python3.3/site-packages/ | cut -d ' ' -f 4 | grep -v
> '^python-' | xargs pacman -Sp --print-format "%r/%n" | sort
> community/nfoview
> community/reflector
> community/youtube-dl
> core/systemd
> extra/gedit
> extra/namcap
> extra/pyalpm
> extra/python
> extra/vde2
> extra/xcb-proto
> There are some obvious false positives on this list and I did not check
> every other one, but I know that namcap and youtube-dl provide a python
> module along with the main script.
> []'s
> Gabriel

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