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Re: Bug#555743: dpkg-gencontrol: add support for Description:-s in the Source package stanza

Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> writes:

> If I do something like that it's rather with substvars. You could use
> ${source:Description:body} and ${source:Description:title} in the
> binary package description to refer to the the corresponding parts of
> the source description.

Sounds great, with the minor caveat that I'd rather not have the vars
using different terms from what is already used to describe those
fields. Instead, (bikeshed mode activate) I'd prefer
‘${source:Description:synopsis}’ and ‘${source:Description:full}’.

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Ben Finney <ben@benfinney.id.au>

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