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Re: Missing fields in control files

On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 12:34:27PM -0600, J.E. Starr wrote:
> After using debarchiver, for the first time, yesterday, I noticed 5
> deb's didn't get placed in the archive.  I unpacked the deb's and
> found they didn't have a section or priority field in the control
> file.  My question is, is this a bug?

It's not mandatory, although most new packages have it for convenience.
I'd cal it a wishlist.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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