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Re: questions regarding libmimelib1 as seperate source package

On 24/04/2009 Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> In <20090424190226.GB6526@resivo.wgnet.de>, Jonas Meurer wrote:
> >- I packaged mimelib as a native debian package as no real upstream
> >  package does exist any more.
> That's not a good enough reason.  Could the sources be useful in a non-
> Debian-derived distribution such as openSUSE, CentOS, Slax, or Arch?  If so, 
> Debian can be upstream but still produce non-native packages.
> Packages should be non-native unless they are fairly Debian-specific.

Ok, I see your point. I'll change the package to be non-native again.
But how about all the links to upstream places that lintian expects?
like the Homepage field in debian/control, the watch file etc ...
Shall I simply add lintian overrides for these, or is there a better way
to teach lintian that upstream doesn't exist?


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