[Pkg-fglrx-devel] Bug#734410: fglrx-driver: version-substvar-for-external-package lintian errors

Andreas Beckmann anbe at debian.org
Tue Jan 7 21:07:20 UTC 2014

On 2014-01-07 01:04, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> The ${fglrx} and ${fglrx:legacy} substitutions in the control file
> lead to an odd lintian error:
> http://lintian.debian.org/maintainer/pkg-fglrx-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org.html#fglrx-driver

Lintian bug #726589

> The package should be using a debian/control.in that gets converted
> into debian/contol where those are replaced with real text.  This
> change was made a year and a half ago.

That's what substvars are for.
control.in is for stuff that cannot be done with substvars, not for
working around lintian.


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