Bug#441764: closed by Frank Lichtenheld <email@example.com> (Re: Bug#441764: packages.debian.org should show Homepage field)
On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 01:34:48PM +0200, Jens Seidel wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 11:27:25AM +0200, Frank Lichtenheld wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 08:17:14AM +0200, Jens Seidel wrote:
> > > On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 03:53:59PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> > > > Thanks much for the fast fix. However, note that you put the homepage
> > > > url in the sidebar, and refer to bug #440588 ...
> > >
> > > I would also like to see the Homepage field for binary packages
> > > instead of source packages only. In the past the Homepage info was part
> > > of the description and also visible for binary packages.
> > AFAICT my code doesn't discriminate against binary packages. If the
> > package has the field it should be displayed...
> Compare http://packages.debian.org/sid/hex-a-hop with
> The right strip (your old code?) for the source package has
> "External Resources: Homepage" the binary package has "Similar
> packages:" instead!
hex-a-hop on alpha has no homepage field. Since this is the newest
version, the code assumes that hex-a-hop has no homepage field.
That's a feature (i.e. a performance and code sanity measure), not a bug.
Frank Lichtenheld <firstname.lastname@example.org>