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Re: RFS: blacs-pvm (updated package)



On (29/09/06 22:13), Muammar Wadih El Khatib Rodriguez wrote:
> Hi James,
> 
> On 9/26/06, James Westby <jw+debian@jameswestby.net> wrote:
> >  * Please drop the use of ${Source-Version}, see
> >    http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2006/09/msg00228.html
> 
> I read all the thread including [1] and [2]. I think the part of the
> code that you mentioned above is into control file.  I did tests and I
> didn't have success when I changed Source by binary. 

It should work, note that the field is ${binary:Version} with a colon
now.

> I was reading the
> code of one package that you maintain [libksba] and you use
> ${Source-Version} instead of ${source-Version} which is the correct
> form :S Well, If we are talking about that variable into control file.

Yes, I do not practice what I preach.

This package is involved in an important dependency chain (indeed a
Priority: Important chain), so it was decided to keep the old variable
to make backports easier. We will probably change post-etch to the new
variable though.

James

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