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Re: User-defined fields in control file

On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 08:09:00PM +0100, Andre Majorel wrote:
> Would it be OK for an ISV to insert a user-defined field
> (X-Yoyodyne-Peanuts) in their binary Debian packages ? Name
> collisions aside, no chance of causing problems with dpkg, apt and
> friends ?

Nope, the most you should get is a warning from dpkg-deb.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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