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Bug#95579: dpkg-parsechangelog (Re: NEWS.Debian support is here)



On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Matt Zimmerman wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 08, 2003 at 01:11:46PM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
>
> > On Sun, 6 Jul 2003, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > > I filed a wishlist bug about this quite a long time ago (#95579), but
> > > got no response.
> >
> > Hmm, maybe a library(perl) that gives all this information would be
> > useful.  Modifying the text output of dpkg-parsechangelog is difficult, as
> > several programs parse it's output.
>
> This change wouldn't break the format or anything; it would only add some
> additional text to the Changes: field.  Surely no programs depend on the
> _content_ of that field, do they?

Well, that still doesn't help, as then you'd have to parse the output of the
Changes: field.




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