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Re: thought: dpkg and other dists

On Fri, May 29, 1998 at 08:18:15AM -0500, Stephen Carpenter wrote:
> AFAIK no such field currently exists in the deb format (if I am wrong
> then I am sure I will be told) so I would propose the addition of
> a "distribution" field in the control file.

This is the often discussed "Origin:" field or whatever you want to call it.
It should be implemented hand in hand  with authentification.

What is the current status on this?


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