Main Inclusion Report for python-virtinst

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  1. Availability:; available for all supported architectures

  2. Rationale:

    • Runtime dependency of virt-manager
  3. Security:

    • CVE entries: None

    • Secunia history: None

    • Any binaries running as root or suid/sgid ? Any daemons ?: No
    • Network activity: does not open any port or handle incoming network data
    • Does NOT directly (not through a library) process binary (video, audio, etc) or structured (PDF, etc) data
    • Any source code review performed: no
  4. Quality assurance:

    • In what situations does the package not work out of the box without configuration ?: should not
    • Does the package ask any debconf questions higher than priority 'medium' ?: No
    • Debian bugs: none

    • Maintenance in Debian is vigorous

    • Upstream is vigorous

    • Upstream bug tracker: No critical bugs

    • Hardware: No specific hw needed
    • Is there a test suite in the upstream source or packaging ? Is it enabled to run in the build ?: No
  5. Standards compliance:

  6. Dependencies:

  7. Background information:

    • The general purpose and context of the package is clear in the package's debian/control file.
    • What do upstream call this software ? Has it had different names in the past ?: always been called python-virtinst


MIR bug: Report author: NicolasBarcet Reviewer:

MainInclusionPythonVirtInst (last edited 2008-08-06 16:31:12 by localhost)