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Re: lintian, strip --strip-unneeded, section, and priority

Previously Dale Scheetz wrote:
> 1. Does --strip-unneeded not work correctly? I realize that I can remove
> these sections with the -R option, I'm just curious why strip and lintian
> don't agree about what sections are unneeded.

strip --strip-unneeded --remove=section=.comment --remove-section=.note
You just need multiple options.

> 2. The control file built by dpkg-buildpackage has neither section nor
> priority fields. What is keeping them out of the final control file? Do I
> really have to use the -D option in order to force the section and
> priority field?

use the -isp option for dpkg-gencontrol


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