Re: old homepage pseudo-field (future mass-bug filing?)
Adeodato Simó <email@example.com> writes:
> * Christian Perrier [Fri, 30 Nov 2007 17:55:43 +0100]:
>> IIRC (I can't check online right now), it was agreed that a lintian
>> check would help a lot *before* the MBF, in order to minimize the size
>> of the MBF.
> Yeah, such test already exists, but it's an Info:, not a Warning:
> (that's what Russ thought it was appropriate at the time).
> When the field has reached critical mass, I guess it'll be time to ask
> lintian maintainers to bump the I to W. Or maybe it's even time for that
> You're right that with it becoming W, the MBF should be much much
I was hesitant to make it a warning because it doesn't really break
anything about the package, but I suppose there's really no point in
keeping the old fields around.
I'll upgrade it for the next lintian release.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>