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.
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