[pkg-php-pear] Bug#709519: Bug#709519: README.Debian wrongly advise ${phppear:channel-name} substitution

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Sun May 26 17:24:16 UTC 2013

2013/5/23 David Prévot <taffit at debian.org>:
> Package: pkg-php-tools
> Version: 1.3
> Severity: normal
> Hi,


> /usr/share/doc/pkg-php-tools/README.Debian advise to use
>         Homepage: http://${phppear:channel-name}/
> in the Source part of debian/control,

The problem here is that substvars (substitution variables) are not
expanded in the Source section of the control file.

> but as pointed in #709513, that
> doesn’t work as expected when you build the source package.

Yes. I will upload a new version which doesn't suggest automatic homepage.

> BTW, I wonder if some of the data are picked by pkg-php-tools at build
> time from the network, and if such an approach is actually policy
> compliant.

No. (you can test with a network capture).

Mathieu Parent

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