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Re: What’s the use for Standards-Version?

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 1:15 PM, Romain Beauxis<toots@rastageeks.org> wrote:

> What I mean is that we can use the information contained in the standards-
> version tag and display at this place the list of changes that were done since
> 3.7.0
> That makes a difference in the sense that it helps to improve the workflow by
> putting as much information as possible in the same place.
> Even more, if, as I suggested, it lists only changes that couldn't be
> automatised, that would make lintian a consistent tool for checking a package
> against the current policy.

Please file a bug (and patch) against lintian, I doubt the lintian
maintainers would have a problem with this as long as it is
implemented sanely.



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