While the tools are the same, the sections and distribution names are notably different between Ubuntu & Debian (and presumably other Debian-based distros).
For example, a Lua library's debian/control file for Debian might use
while Ubuntu would use
What is the best way to make deb files for each when "universe" doesn't exist in Debian and "contrib" doesn't exist in Ubuntu given that the tools seem to all act upon a single source/config directory: debian? How does one reconcile this?
Note: this question also applies to changelog entries.