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Re: Two questions on package quality

Nikita V. Youshchenko wrote:
>   (2) binary-without-manpage/no-manual-for-binary should not be added, so 
> linda/lintian complains remind that manual page should be written one day,
Lintian overrides are intended for false positives. Unsing them to
suppress reports of valid packaging problems is completely frivolous and
degrades Debian's overall quality.

> So .orig.tar.gz got repackaged, and now it differs from upstream.
> Should then 'upstream' version string be changed from x.y.z to 
> x.y.z.debian? Or not? Or it does not matter?
If you change the orig.tar.gz, the 'upstream' version should indicate
that. You'd probally want to check with the best packaging practices
suggested by the Developer's Reference[1].

Kind regards



Thomas Viehmann, http://thomas.viehmann.net/

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