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Bug#447970: Add support for the Homepage field

On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 06:57:20AM +0200, Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org> was heard to say:
> Quoting Daniel Burrows (dburrows@debian.org):
> > Package: libapt-pkg-dev
> > Version: 0.7.6
> > Severity: wishlist
> > 
> >   libapt doesn't support the .deb Homepage control field.  Support for
> > this field would allow frontends to display and/or use this information.
> Oh, i didn't know that something was needed in libapt. I'll add
> information about this bug report to the "Homepage transition" wiki
> page in wiki.d.o (I don't have net access as of now to check the page
> exact name).

  I guess technically, I could support this without libapt knowing about
it: apt-cache uses some obscure corners of the library to directly
access the package record and dump it without interpretation to stdout.
A Homepage() method would still be useful, though.


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