Re: Bug#619131: New field Package-List in .dsc
On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 09:52:38AM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Mar 2011, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > The missing architecture was my immediate thought as well, since for a
> > moment I thought ftp-master might need it, but then I realized that the
> > override settings are arch: all. So I'm ambivalent.
> But apparently the wanna-build team would like to have this information as
> well (to know which source packages build arch: all packages). So I'm
> going to add it and I'll follow you advice of replacing spaces by
> commas. That way we still have the possibility to add supplementary
> columns in the future if needed.
On second thought, I think it is time to make this a key-value list
instead of bare values. Then we can add or remove values without
disrupting other users of the infos. Also a vendor may explicitely add
new values if they think they need it.
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