Re: About new source formats for packages without patches
Stefano Zacchiroli <email@example.com> writes:
> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 12:58:39PM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
>> Why are you insisting that all DDs should switch when switching is an
>> effort for no benefit and not switching is no effort at all ?
> In fact, I don't feel this is the point . The new lintian warning,
> which triggered the various blog posts, simply complains about the lack
> of _explicit_ information about which is the source package format in
> the tested package. In general, making explicit information that was
> implicit before, is a good thing.
Yes. I explicitly declined to add a Lintian tag warning about all use of
format 1.0 because I don't believe there's consensus to deprecate it. But
the request to note the format explicitly seemed reasonable to me.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>