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Bug#209477: marked as done (The package description does not follow Debian policy)

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Package: cxhextris
Version: 1.0-23
Severity: important
Justification: section 2.3.3

Your package does not comply with the policy as it does not provide
a proper extended descrition. Policy section 2.3.3 states:

     The description should be written so that it gives the system
     administrator enough information to decide whether to install the

Take in account that package descriptions are very important to administrators
to determine wether a package is (or isn't) useful for them and are
used by package frontends in order to implement keyword-based searchs
(samples include command line tools such as 'apt-cache search X'
or 'grep-dctrl -F Description X' or even fancier interfaces such as

If you need help to provide a proper description for your package you
are advised to digest the README/manpages/HTML files provided by the package
or, as a last resort, request help at the debian-devel mailing list.

If this package is being generated from a single source package and 
you already provide a full description in your control file for the
main package, you might want to use it automatically in sub-packages. If this
is the case consider using ${description}, and debian/substvars. 

This report has been automatically generated and the main reason is that
the package has an extended description which is only one line long.


Javier Fernandez-Sanguino

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at debian-devel started by 
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Source: cxhextris
Source-Version: 1.0-24

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
cxhextris, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/non-free/c/cxhextris/cxhextris_1.0-24.diff.gz
  to pool/non-free/c/cxhextris/cxhextris_1.0-24.dsc
  to pool/non-free/c/cxhextris/cxhextris_1.0-24_i386.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 209477@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org> (supplier of updated cxhextris package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 07:02:17 +0200
Source: cxhextris
Binary: cxhextris
Architecture: source i386
Version: 1.0-24
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <packages@qa.debian.org>
Changed-By: Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org>
 cxhextris  - Color version of hextris
Closes: 202550 202550 206345 206345 209477
 cxhextris (1.0-24) unstable; urgency=low
   * QA upload
   * More complete description in debian/control. Closes: #209477
   * Acknowledge the latest NMU bug fixes. Closes: #206345, #202550
 cxhextris (1.0-23.2) unstable; urgency=low
   * Non-maintainer upload
   * Fixed the fuzzy translation in fr.po. Closes: #206345
 cxhextris (1.0-23.1) unstable; urgency=low
   * NMU (orphaned package, so no maintainer consent)
   * Switch to po-debconf for debconf templates. Closes: #202550
   * Removed the "if you say YES" construction in debconf templates
 7a7ff01158becbdfa6f3a54953731e17 602 non-free/games optional cxhextris_1.0-24.dsc
 9b5741261fb1e4be06d53b7287f6c7dc 7871 non-free/games optional cxhextris_1.0-24.diff.gz
 0afd89221db1c8192346a3dc8ea14127 21282 non-free/games optional cxhextris_1.0-24_i386.deb

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