How about an XB-Meta-Package: dummy package field?
martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Thu Feb 14 06:43:34 UTC 2013
Scott Ritchie [2013-02-13 22:35 -0800]:
> We have (and will continue to have) many transitional dummy packages
> with no content. I see two main advantages to flagging them:
> 1) Lintian could be taught to warn about depending on them rather
> than the "real" package
> 2) Software center could refuse to display them even in the detailed view
Don't we already have "Section: oldlibs" for that?
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