Re: bogus lintian warning
On Sun, 02 Oct 2005, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Easily caught: check to make sure the CVS files are not in the
> .orig.tz before complaining.
You keep assuming the bogus stuff ends up in the diff. It once happened to
me that it ended up on the .orig.tar.gz, but I don't recall exactly what
kind of fuckup I did (but it was a reaaaaaly weird one).
> > And it also tells you when upstream screwed up their dist-clean target,
> > which is quite useful too.
> No; it should not report uncorrectible warnings.
*IT* *IS* *NOT* *UNCORRECTIBLE*. If you have a good reason to, you can and
should correct it. You are just not supposed to do it just to shut lintian
up, use an override for that.
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