Re: Changes detected by lintian on rebuilt packages
Russ Allbery wrote:
> Raphael Geissert <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Because some packages FTBFS, there are some missing build logs, and
>> because there are some manpage warnings that are/not found either on
>> lintian.d.o's results or the archive rebuild's results I can't even
>> estimate the number of affected packages.
> Man page warnings unfortunately depend on the version of man that you have
> installed. lintian.d.o's results therefore miss quite a few warnings,
> since lintian.d.o runs on stable and the man version there is too old to
> be able to meaningfully diagnose many problems.
Why not backport the version in lenny and locally use it for lintian?
I don't mean replacing /usr/lib/man-db/man, but adding the dir where the
local backport is installed to $PATH.