Bill Mitchell writes:
> > As requested on debian-user I have written a dpkg-checkpackages which
> > reads some Packages files and checks for its integrity. This should
> > prevent CD manufacturerer from broken archives.
> Doesn't this duplicate, or at least overlap, deblint(1) from the
> debmake package?
Dunno, never used deblint.
>From the manpage:
deblint - Check binary package for errors
deblint unpacks the package and checks the contents for
satisfying various criteria. It lists Warnings and Errors
on standard output
If I understand this correctly, deblint looks at _one_ package.
dpkg-checkpackages works opposite to dpkg-scanpackages and checks
the Packages files on ones archives. This seems to me a completely
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