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Bug#441764: closed by Frank Lichtenheld <djpig@debian.org> (Re: Bug#441764: packages.debian.org should show Homepage field)

On Wed, 12 Sep 2007, Frank Lichtenheld wrote:
> > Compare http://packages.debian.org/sid/hex-a-hop with
> > http://packages.debian.org/source/sid/hex-a-hop
> > 
> > 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.

What Jens says is that if the binary has no homepage field but if the
source package has one, then the URL of the source package should be
displayed on the page describing the binary package too...

And it makes sense given that that the Homepage field from the binary is
only there to override the value of the source package.

Raphaël Hertzog

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