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Re: ${Source-Version} without revision

Jérôme Marant <jmarant@free.fr> wrote:
> Bartosz Fenski aka fEnIo <fenio@debian.org> writes:
>> Is there any variable similar to ${Source-Version} which would allow me to
>> use version of the upstream sources in control file?
> Use dpkg-parsechangelog along with sed to get the upstream from
> the debian version.
> Then use dpkg-gencontrol -VUpstream-Version=$(upstream_version) 

Indeed. This snippet in deian/rules works for me:
UPSTREAMVERSION :=      $(shell dpkg-parsechangelog | sed -n '/^Version: /{s/^Version: \(.\+\)-[^-]\+/\1/;p;}')
dh_gencontrol -i -- -VUpstream-Version=$(UPSTREAMVERSION)
dh_gencontrol -a -- -VUpstream-Version=$(UPSTREAMVERSION)
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