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Re: Help with "Section" parameter in Debian/control file


On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 03:48:38PM -0700, Christian Huitema wrote:
> I am preparing to upload a PPA. I tried to read the documentation,
> prepared the package, and verified that lintian is not complaining. The
> upload appears to succeed, but shortly after that I get an email
> complaining about the "Section" parameter. The debian/control file in my
> package sets "Section: chuitema/ppa". Obviously, that's not the expected
> value, but I cannot figure out what the real value should be. Can
> someone help me? Please?

You should pick something appropriate from the list here (ignore the
stuff about contrib or non-free):


Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]