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Re: Homepage & snapshot in debian/control?

Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 02:56:18PM +0200, Xavier Roche wrote:
> > You can place in the description field of debian/control something
> > like: Homepage: ..  to provide the original package homepage.
> What do you mean? Adding an unexpected field to debian/control results
> in complains from dpkg-gencontrol and it seems to me that the field is
> ignored in the final .deb.

try this in debian/control:
XCSB-HomePage: http://somewhere.com/package

Thus, I do not know if it's a good practice (I am not yet a DD :'()... 

Heu yes Craig, I'm working on... :p

> > but it might be better to add a specific field for that, or I am
> > missing something?
> I agree on the Homepage field. 
> OTOH I find useless and not enough general the snapshot field.

I agree both ;)

-- Arnaud Vandyck

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