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Re: getting unstable lintian & linda into stable



Hi,
* Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> [2005-11-11 23:41]:
> Op vr, 11-11-2005 te 15:28 +0100, schreef Nico Golde:
> > So what about a special exception which provides updated 
> > lintian & linda packages for the stable distribution?
> 
> Doesn't sound like a particularly good idea to me. You need no just
> unstable's linda/lintian; you also need unstable's libraries to be able
> to make sure your package will work and build on unstable. There's no
> way around that; there's way too many libraries that might have their
> SONAME bumped, way too many packages that might have been split (or
> merged) so that the packages you need to build-dep on in stable don't
> exist anymore in unstable (or vice versa), etc.
> 
> "Just" including linda/lintian in stable doesn't fix that.

[...] 
Yes you are right. Should I file a wishlist bug against 
linda and lintian to answer for the described warning 
procedure?
Regards Nico
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