Re: XS-X-Vcs-XXX field not (yet) announced
* Joey Hess:
> To make a Vcs-Svn field work, dpkg-dev needs to be modified to recognise
> that field. A simple modification but it would need to be done for all
> the other ones for other RCSes, which could be a problem since there are
> more and more of them. If we wanted to use a formalised field with no X-
> prefix, then something like this might be more scalable:
> Vcs: svn svn://...
I agree. This looks like a much better choice. If it's unnecessary
to patch the toolchain for each and every version control system used
by Debian developers, it should be avoided.