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Re: About new source formats for packages without patches

Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, 25 Mar 2010, Neil Williams wrote:
> > debian/source/format, I'll override the lintian warning until dpkg
> > is fixed. (Already done that for a few packages.)
> Doing that means “I don't want to hardcode the format to use, I want
> to use whatever the dpkg maintainers feel best as default”.

I would expect the absence of a ‘debian/source/format’ file to always
mean “source format 1.0”, since that's already the case for all packages
that were uploaded before different source formats were available.

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Ben Finney

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