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Re: lintian support in dinstall

On Oct 07, Raul Miller <raul@usatoday.com> wrote:
>  >Can you provide an example of a case where a package should be installed
>  >despite a lintian error?

On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 08:21:32PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> I just had to ask an exception for my whois client.
> I can't think any way to describe it other than "whois client" and
> lintian does not like that:
> E: whois: description-starts-with-package-name

I'd probably take the description from the man page, changing the "whois
searches for" to "client that searches for".

Anyways, this doesn't sound like a tough problem to fix.


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