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Re: old homepage pseudo-field (future mass-bug filing?)

Adeodato Simó <dato@net.com.org.es> 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
> now.
> You're right that with it becoming W, the MBF should be much much
> smaller.

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 (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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