Tags in control files

Ansgar Burchardt ansgar at debian.org
Fri Jan 27 17:44:07 UTC 2012


Enrico Zini <enrico at enricozini.org> writes:
> A way to solve both problems is this: allow a maintainer to add a "Tag"
> header in debian/control for some binary packages. If the Tag header
> exists, that is authoritative; otherwise, the overrides are used.
> Are there other options? Could the Tag: header be marked as something
> where package control files have priority over the overrides?

I think this would be possible if we change how dak handles external
overrides.  Please file a bug if you want this.


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