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Old 11-20-2007, 08:09 PM
Mike Hommey
 
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On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 05:01:22PM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Homepage field in debian/control
(...)
> This was implemented in dpkg 1.14.6.
>
> Vcs-* fields in debian/control
(...)
> This was implemented in dpkg 1.14.6.

Do these need build dependencies versioning or is it only an end-user
issue ?

Mike


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Old 11-20-2007, 08:55 PM
Guillem Jover
 
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Hi,

On Tue, 2007-11-20 at 22:09:09 +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 05:01:22PM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > Homepage field in debian/control
> (...)
> > This was implemented in dpkg 1.14.6.
> >
> > Vcs-* fields in debian/control
> (...)
> > This was implemented in dpkg 1.14.6.
>
> Do these need build dependencies versioning or is it only an end-user
> issue ?

If the dpkg used to build is new enough the resulting source and
binary packages will contain those fields. Otherwise a warning will be
shown and the fields ignored. So no dependencies are needed.

regards,
guillem


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