Package: npm2deb
Version: 0.2.5-1
Severity: important

Dear Maintainer,

Using git repo url in debian/watch file creates the following issues.

1. Tags in git repo need not match with npm versions, in such cases npm2deb 
fails to get exact version that npm registry holds
2. In some packages even files are not in sync with npm registry. See #840170

So, npm2deb should use npm registry url in debian/watch file


-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages npm2deb depends on:
ii  devscripts                2.16.8
ii  node-github-url-from-git  1.4.0-1
ii  npm                       1.4.21+ds-2
ii  python3-dateutil          2.5.3-2
pn  python3:any               <none>

npm2deb recommends no packages.

npm2deb suggests no packages.

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