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Re: lintian support in dinstall

On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 03:29:27PM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 06:00:43AM -0700, Darren Benham wrote:
> > As a member of the Lintian team, I agree. In fact, we've always
> > maintained a position AGAINST using Lintian to auto-reject packages.
> And I see that there are a lot of bugs filed against lintian.
> (including a couple about that non-pic code report).
> Ok, I withdraw my patch.
> I intend to resubmit it once I've included a capability for the package
> maintainer to report expected errors.  People let me know if they have
> any problems with this?

If I can easily say, install my damn package, I know there are lintian
errors but I am damn certain that the upload is useful anyway, then,
yes, I have no objections.


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