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Re: Bug#929433: lintian: warn on suspicious usage of dpkg-architecture variables

On Sat, May 25, 2019 at 09:56:15AM +0200, Graham Inggs wrote:
> How about emitting an info level tag when one of the less common
> dpkg-architecture variables is used, and proving some hints regarding
> the correct usage?

No, please don't.

tags of kind "this is unusual, are you really sure you want to do just
that?" are god only if the rate of false positives is really low.  This
is not the case.

                        Mattia Rizzolo

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