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

Hi Graham,

> I think this tag would be more useful for maintainers preparing new
> packages, than for finding existing problems in the archive.

They could still be false-positives for new packages, no? As in, I'm
not really seeing your distinction here between fresh vs. existing

> 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?

Mmm, but unless I'm missing something these could still have false-
positives too? Can you give some concrete examples for this so we
aren't talking too much in the abstract here?


     : :'  :     Chris Lamb
     `. `'`      lamby@debian.org 🍥 chris-lamb.co.uk

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