Re: bogus lintian warning
Scripsit Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sure you can. Lintian could (relatively) easily check whether the
> problem is in the .orig.tar.gz before application of the Debian diff,
> and suppress the message in that case.
Better yet: Warn if
(there are CVS directories in the .diff.gz)
OR ((there are CVS directories in the .orig.tar.gz)
AND (the .orig.tar.gz unpacks into packagename-version.orig/))
If one has reason to repackage the source archive, one may as well get
rid of cruft such as CVS directories.
Henning Makholm "You propose to avoid dying? I will be
interested to hear the method you plan for this endeavour."