Re: unknown-field-in-control homepage
On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 20:23:37 +0100, Jonas Meurer wrote:
> On 06/02/2008 Russ Allbery wrote:
> > > I'm not sure whether this is an issue with dpkg or rather with lintian,
> > > but if I check the cryptsetup deb+udeb packages after building them,
> > > lintian reports that udebs don't allow the Homepage field in
> > > debian/control.
> > This is what I was told by (a d-i maintainer | someone who was willing to
> > express an opinion). I'm happy to change lintian if having Homepage in
> > udeb is deemed acceptable. Otherwise, dpkg should probably be modified to
> > not propagate Homepage fields into udebs.
> I raised this issue on #debian-boot (irc), and was told that the
> concerns by "(a d-i maintainer | someone who was willing to express an
> opinion" were correct. Frans Pop from the debian-installer team verified
> that the Homepage field should not be included in the udeb:
> 20:11 < mejo> fjp: did you see Russ's response to my question regarding
> Homepage Field in udebs?
> 20:11 < mejo> fjp: i mean on email@example.com
> 20:12 < fjp> mejo: Please file a bug against dpkg-dev.
> 20:14 < fjp> mejo: Russ is correct: we don't want the homepage field in
> the control file of udebs
> If nobody has any objections, i'll follow Frans' advice and file a bug
> against dpkg-dev.
Yes, makes sense. I've just fixed it in dpkg's git .