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Re: debbugs SOAP interface returns multiple package names separated with comma.


> > These bug reports return package names in the following format:
> > 
> > xfonts-75dpi-transcoded,xfonts-75dpi
> > 
> > which apt-listbugs fails to understand.
> > 
> > This notation has been allowed in debbugs, but it has never been
> > supported too well in any of the interfaces.
> It's actually supported in all of them; the underlying implementation
> is the following:
> =head2 splitpackages
>      splitpackages($pkgs)
> Split a package string from the status file into a list of package names.
> =cut
> sub splitpackages {
>     my $pkgs = shift;
>     return unless defined $pkgs;
>     return map lc, split /[ \t?,()]+/, $pkgs;
> }
> [It's in Debbugs/Status.am]

Either way, apt-listbugs is broken, so I need to fix it.  However, I
was expecting an array from debbug SOAP interface rather than a CSV

I've been thinking over it for a day, and I guess it's fine as it is
if it's not going to change. I can translate it in debbugs SOAP
interface handler library.

dancer@{debian.org,netfort.gr.jp}   Debian Project

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