Re: NEW processing
Steve Langasek <email@example.com> writes:
> On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 05:03:49PM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> There should be no minor-severity bugs that result in lintian errors.
>> If there are, that's a bug in Lintian. Please report it. The lowest
>> threshold that produces an E tag is severity: important, likelihood:
> I know this is the current lintian policy on E vs. W, but that this
> wasn't the case historically. Is this the case for lintian 1.24? I
> believe that's the version in use on ftp-master currently. (It also
> appears to be the version that will be shipping with lenny?)
It's been the rough goal for a while, although we've become much clearer
about it recently. I think 1.24 should generally be okay, although of
course bugs have been fixed since then.
> And even under the new classification, "possibly important" bugs are
> still a far cry from things that should be treated as reasons for
> rejects, IMHO.
Sure, which is why ftp-master is only going to use a specific list of
tags. Joerg came to us and asked for the facility for exactly that
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>