Re: Lintian error - "newer-standards-version"
> I am preparing to upload the binary and source packages of
> dict-web1913_1.4a-1_all.deb. I have lintian 0.9.3 and debian-policy
> 188.8.131.52 installed, which are the versions included in slink.
> The debian/control file in my package includes the line:
> Standards-Version: 184.108.40.206
> I believe the package conforms to policy version 220.127.116.11.
> However, lintian gives the following error message:
> E: dict-web1913 source: newer-standards-version 18.104.22.168
This is a two-fold bug in lintian which I have reported already:
(a) Lintian does not yet know about 22.214.171.124; it was written in the
(b) The warning that your control file refers to a newer standards
version is only a warning, so should be introduced by W: and not
So don't worry about it.
Julian Gilbey Email: J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
Dept of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary & Westfield College,
Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, ENGLAND
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