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Re: ancient-standards-version

Darren O. Benham wrote:
> Looking over chaning lintian to check policy compliance, I stumbled
> on... 154... packages that aren't even up to 2.4.x - 2.5.x standards.  The
> packages that are orphaned need to be NMU'd at some time.  Others, I'd

	Or taken over by a new maintainer, also fixing bugs in them.

> expect, people aren't just updating the tag line in the control file.

I hope so.  I was always annoyed to see changelog entries for new versions
just stating to have changed the Standards-Version.  If the packages are
not policy-conforming, they should be changed, of course.



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