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Re: bogus lintian warning

Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net> writes:

> Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> writes:
>>> It does make sense to warn against Debian developers who have *added*
>>> a CVS directory not present in the upstream source, but that's a
>>> different matter.
>> Or those who screw up and add it to a non-orig .orig.tar.gz (and by that I
>> do NOT mean a modified upstream one, I mean a re-generated tarball during
>> build because someone screwed up).
>> 99.9% of the time, one just ignores these lintian warnings as one knows it
>> comes from the upstream tarball.
> I'd rather not have warnings that must be ignored 99.9% of the time.

You could add a lintian override.


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