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Re: lintian support in dinstall

> Raul Miller <raul@usatoday.com> writes:
> > Here's a patch which should provide lintian support in dinstall.
> > It's untested, but syntactically valid, and it seems to be doing the
> > right things.
> > 
> I object rejecting uploads just because of a lintian error.  lintian
> is an excellent tool, but not perfect.  I know exceptions can be added
> to lintian, but IMHO it will be inconvenient (especially to the
> lintian maintainer).

As a member of the Lintian team, I agree.  In fact, we've always maintained
a position AGAINST using Lintian to auto-reject packages.
> But I think a few lintian errors, like ancient-standards-version, can
> be used as the reason of rejecting.
Select errors, that is an idea..

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