Bug#480332: Description could be better formatted

Simon Huggins huggie at earth.li
Fri May 9 13:55:35 UTC 2008

Package: libxapool-java
Version: 1.5.0-1
Severity: minor


Back in February there was a discussion on debian-devel about descriptions
of some packages that include lists which shouldn't be reformatted.
It's at:

If you look at your package description on:
then you can see the problem.

The list in the description gets reformatted.

You can prevent this by starting a line in the Description field with two
spaces as per:

The lines in your package that could be fixed are:
 - Store objects with a Generic Pool
 - Export a DataSource (javax.sql.DataSource)
Alternatively you can just use one space but separate each item with a
blank line.

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