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Re: Debian Policy 4.1.4.0 released




Ben Finney <bignose@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Sean Whitton <spwhitton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> I just pushed Debian Policy 4.1.4.0 to sid. Thank you to the ~20
>> people who contributed to this release, which includes several first
>> time contributors of patches.
>> […]
>>
>> 4.9
>>     The ``get-orig-source`` rules target has been removed.  Packages
>>     should use ``debian/watch`` and uscan instead.
>
> Especially for this, my ‘debian/rules’ files thank you.

I have some packages where the version is not encoded in the file name,
but must be extracted from the file content. Shall one keep
get-orig-source here to be consistent, or what would be the right
solution here?

Best regards

Ole