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Re: bogus lintian warning

Scripsit Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>

> Sure you can. Lintian could (relatively) easily check whether the
> problem is in the .orig.tar.gz before application of the Debian diff,
> and suppress the message in that case.

Better yet: Warn if
  (there are CVS directories in the .diff.gz)
  OR ((there are CVS directories in the .orig.tar.gz)
      AND (the .orig.tar.gz unpacks into packagename-version.orig/))

If one has reason to repackage the source archive, one may as well get
rid of cruft such as CVS directories.

Henning Makholm                       "You propose to avoid dying? I will be
                 interested to hear the method you plan for this endeavour."

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