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Re: try to keep a watch file into your package

>What do you do with packages that have uncooperative upstream and thus
>a watch file is not possible?
>apg's web host, for example, doesn't support directory listings, so I
>had to resort on checking the fingerprint of the download web page to
>find out whether there is a new release.

If there is no way, other than following mailing list, to know upstream version and the upstream author doesn't want to help you 
there is no way for dehs to follow upstream release, but this is not the case of apg. I think that this watch file works fine:

http://www.adel.nursat.kz/apg/download.shtml  download/apg-([^b]+)\.tar\.gz debian uupdate


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