Monday, March 22, 2010

HwB Debian release 1:040412-4

Created version 1:040412-4 of my Debian package The HardwareBook (HwB)), posted a message about it to the Debian Mentors mailing list, and uploaded it to

  • URL:
  • Source repository: deb-src unstable main contrib non-free
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The changelog for this version is as follows:
* Changes to debian/control:
- Bumped Standards version to 3.8.4.
- Change Maintainer email address to
- Add Vcs-Browser & Vcs-Git entries. Closes: [#566754](
- Reworded the long description to better reflect package.
- Moved Homepage field into the source stanza and updated it to
- Add ${misc:Depends} entry to the binary stanza, for use by debhelper as needed.
* Changes to debian/copyright:
- Detail Copyright for Debian packaging.
- Add note about why HwB package is non-free.
- Add note about when package was originally debianized.
* Changes to debian/doc-base:
- Changed the doc-base section to Help/Books.
- Updated domain name in Author email address to use the domain.
* Added debian/watch regarding source archive.

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