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Bug#551326: packages.debian.org: web address for changelogs and copyrights don't contain a version epoch

severity 551326 wishlist


On 2011-03-07 20:45, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 01:20:39PM +0300, Eugene V. Lyubimkin wrote:
> > Example: http://packages.debian.org/sid/xserver-xorg-video-voodoo
> > contains a link
> > 'http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/x/xserver-xorg-video-voodoo/xserver-xorg-video-voodoo_1.2.2-1/changelog',
> > which doesn't have an epoch.
>  And this is a problem because?

Because it's easier to build an URL just from version number,
without stripping the epoch.

> Please notice that the filename of a deb
> package doesn't contain the epoch neither

I have a bug about it, too.

I see this report doesn't qualify for 'normal', probably 'wishlist'
suits better.

Eugene V. Lyubimkin aka JackYF, JID: jackyf.devel(maildog)gmail.com
C++/Perl developer, Debian Developer

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