Re: Homepage in debian/control (was: RFS: queuegraph (take two))
On Thu, 31 Aug 2006 14:33:38 +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Tobias Klauser <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006.08.31.1403 +0200]:
>> We recommend that you add the URL for the package's home page to the
>> package description in debian/control. This information should be added
>> at the end of description, using the following format:
>> Homepage: http://some-project.some-place.org/
>> Note the spaces prepending the line, which serves to break the lines
>> So this seems to be correct in Conall's package. Or am I understanding
>> this wrong?
> No, you seem to have it right and I am wrong. I wonder what the
> justification/technical reason for this is. I wonder which lines
> aren't broken correctly otherwise...
My understanding is that it two spaces tell tools displaying package
descriptions to display the line verbatim; without it, the tools may
wrap the URL if it is too long or otherwise screw it up.
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