Re: Bug#2329: Xpm4.7 -- Missing control fields
brian white writes ("Re: Bug#2329: Xpm4.7 -- Missing control fields "):
> Okay. I've always added it into my control file (which I got from the
> "hello" package). Is it supposed to exist in the "Packages" files?
The `hello' package's control file doesn't contain a Section field.
The Section field, amongst others, is put in the Packages file on
Please refer to the packaging guidelines for details of what should
appear in your package control files. Don't look in the Packages
file, since it contains information which shouldn't appear in your
Perhaps I should make dpkg-deb throw up an error if your package
contains `size', `filename', `md5sum' &c.