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Re: Announcing ...

> The speed increase will be nice and it might make it easier to
> incorporate future changes. Lintian is an important tool for ensuring
> that Debian is of upmost quality and high standards.

Lintian's current design means it forks a new process (usually perl, sometimes
shell) for damn near every action.  This is guaranteed to be slow.  Another
problem (which I hope Steve addressed) is that lintian reparses the same data
over and over and over ......

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