Re: An idea.... (Was: debfind.net (was: GNOME-HELIX))
On Mon, 3 Jul 2000, Remco Blaakmeer wrote:
> Yes, you'll have to download the entire package before apt/lintian can
> scan it. You can't expect every Joe Schmoe to use dinstall to upload the
No you misunderstood me. The dinstall that runs at Debian/Freshmeat/Wherever
would run lintian and output the results to some place where apt-get
--check-quality could retrieve them.
> This is not only about large non-official repositories, but also about
> users and upstream authors who make their own non-official packages.
If the author doesn't make quality information available in the required
format, apt-get --check-quality would just report that no quality
information is available and the user would be free to draw his own
Jaldhar H. Vyas <email@example.com>