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Re: Uploading a new package....

On Sun, Jul 16, 2000 at 02:36:44AM -0500, Clay Crouch wrote:
> > > I am currently in the process of creating several new packages.
> > > However, one of these packages is destined for unstable/non-free,
> > > and the rest are destined for unstable/contrib.
> > > 
> > > What entries do I need to make in the changelog/control to see
> > > that this is the case? Or is there a non-free que I need to upload to?
> > 
> > Read the new maintainer docs.  You want a Section: non-free/web field
> > in your control file (or similar).
> RTFM, huh? :^)
> Well, the Debian New Maintainer's Guide says nothing (that I can find)
> about sending a package to unstable/non-free, only unstable.

Please file a wishlist bug against maint-guide to improve the clarity
here.  You want to have:
  Section: non-free/web
in the debian/control file, and
  foobar (1.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
in debian/changelog.  Does that help?



  Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
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