Lintian Reports

E python-depends-but-no-python-helper

All reports of python-depends-but-no-python-helper for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The source package declares a dependency on ${python:Depends} in the given binary package's debian/control entry. However, debian/rules doesn't call any helper that would generate this substitution variable.

The source package probably needs a call to dh_python2 (possibly via the python2 dh add-on) in the debian/rules file.

Severity: serious, Certainty: possible

Check: debhelper, Type: source

Evolution of the python-depends-but-no-python-helper Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the python-depends-but-no-python-helper tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 8, overridden: 0, total: 8

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

byobu 5.112-1.1 (source) (Alexander Chernyakhovsky <>)

distcc 3.2~rc1-2 (source) (Daniel Hartwig <>)

golly 3.2-2 (source) (NIIBE Yutaka <>)

lightproof 1.6-1 (source) (Debian LibreOffice Maintainers <>)

mod-wsgi 4.5.17-1 (source) (Debian Python Modules Team <>)

pytrainer 1.11.0-1 (source) (Debian running development group <>)

squid-deb-proxy 0.8.14+nmu1 (source) (Michael Vogt <>)

stardict 3.0.6-0.2 (source) (Andrew Lee (李健秋) <>)