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Bug#666726: debian-policy: Clarify if empty control fields are ollowed or not

On Mon, 24 Nov 2014, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Le Sat, Nov 22, 2014 at 08:15:03AM -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh a écrit :
> > Empty fields in debian/control must be valid in *source* packages.  It is a
> > widely used feature of the dpkg-dev suite, and it has been around for a very
> > very long time AFAIK.
> do you have examples of packages having empty fields in source package control
> files ?  I have not found any.  (In the sense that a field that only contains
> a substitution variable is not considered empty).

They come from empty substitutions, yes.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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