Re: Bug#494714: dpkg-dev - dpkg-genchanges should fold lines
On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 01:13:26AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Fri, 15 May 2009, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > On Mon, 11 Aug 2008, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > > dpkg-genchanges should fold lines in the output to a sane length. There
> > > is a package in the archive (linux-modules-extra-2.6) which produces a
> > > 25k long Binary line, which is cropped by gpg during signing.
> > I guess we should do the same for the Binary: field in the .dsc in that
> > case. Why did you mention only the .changes ?
Because the changes file is used by dak to check if the upload is sane.
I never looked at the dsc files, because it does not matter. But you are
right, this should be done also.
> > CCing -policy, do we need to update policy to allow Binary: fields
> > over multiple lines?
> Apparently yes, I filed #533852.
It is common sense for changes files. sbuild folds them since a long
time to survive the e-mail transport.
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