Re: Uploading new versions to fix lintian bugs?
Richard Hartmann wrote:
> Hi all,
> I looked through the lintian bugs for pkg-games  and decided to try &
> fix a bunch of them. I then found out that almost all
> dh_desktop-is-deprecated were fixed, already.
> Personally, I feel that lintian fixes merit an upload, but I don't want
> to clog the pipe for 'real' package improvements, either. Thus my
> question: What do you guys think about uploading new package versions
> for minor stuff like lintian clean-ups?
> PS: A definite plus of this would be that  would actually become
> useful as a reference, again. As it is, it is pretty much useless as it
> lists way too many fixed issues.
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IMWO it depends on the severity (and/or number) of the lintian issue(s). A
standards version bump I wouldn't see it as worthy, while I personally think a
debhelper bump might if it is <= 4.
Anyway, to Paul's point, it is certainly worth fixing whatever else you can at
the same time. :)