Bug#642833: Hmm, config-edit can be improved
> I was always under the impression that order of fields within a single
> paragraph doesn't matter in Debian control files.
Correct. But if you add "Extra fields", you may end up in trouble.
Consider the following (admitedly contrived) copyright paragraph:
Files: this license applies to any of them
GPL-1+ yada yada
- a "Files" paragraph with a License field ?
- a "License" paragraph with an extra "Files" field ?
As a human, I have an idea. But I don't know how a parser can resolve such
Since DEP-5 does not forbid this kind of ambiguity, DEP-5 parser can be
improved to be more tolerant, but it cannot be bullet-proof.
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