Re: Proposed consensus: reporting lintian overrides
On Sat, 2008-01-05 at 11:12 -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Interestingly, no one option emerged strongly. People seem to be split
> almost evenly three ways: want the messages by default, don't want them by
> default, or want them but only one line per run.
True, there is no consensus.
> Accordingly, I'm going to modify lintian to print out only one line per
> run showing the totals of the overrides for the entire run, on the grounds
> that for more details, well, that's what --show-overrides is for. I think
> this should make both the "want this" and the "want this but it's noisy"
> folks happy.
I vote "go ahead with any choice you find best".
> For those who really don't want to see this line at all, I'll add a -q
> option to lintian that suppresses this line (and anything else like this
> that comes up later, if we have anything).
Great, I'll use that -q option.
> Does that sound consistent with the sentiments on the thread to everyone?
No objection from me. Thanks for asking debian-devel for opinions.