deb-extra-override - Debian archive extra override file
While most information about a binary/source package can be found in the
control/.dsc file, all of it can be overridden when it's exported to
Packages/Sources files. The extra override file contains those overrides.
The extra override file has a simple whitespace-delimited format. Comments are
allowed (denoted with a #
package field-name value
is the name of the binary/source package.
is the name of the field that is overridden. value
the value to put in the field. It can contain spaces as the line is split in
no more than 3 columns when it's parsed.
The extra override files used to make the official Packages lists may be found
in the indices
directory on any Debian mirror.