On 11253 March 1977, Russ Allbery wrote: > I'd really like to not have to make this decision myself. I'd like to get > opinions and see if a consensus emerges. I personally always run lintian > with -iI --show-overrides, so I'm clearly not the target audience for this > feature one way or the other. Here are the options: In the NEW queue lintian gets called as "lintian --show-overrides" on .deb and .dsc files, and depending on what is overwritten the package might get rejected. > * Show the N: line with a count of overrides per package by default and > provide an option to suppress this output if someone wants. > * Don't show the N: line by default and provide an option to turn it on. > Which should we do? Show overrides by default. At least one line with "XX overrides active, YY unused overrides". -- bye Joerg Endianess is the dispute on which end to open an egg at.
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