Debian source control files -- ".dsc"

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[http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-controlfields.html#s-debiansourcecontrolfiles http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/] - Debian Policy : Control files and their fields

Debian source .dsc file describes a [:SourcePackage:source package]. This file contains a series of fields, identified and separated just like the fields in the control file of a binary package.

This source package control file is generated by dpkg-source when it builds the source archive.

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