Romain Beauxis <firstname.lastname@example.org> (13/08/2009): > Le jeudi 13 août 2009 00:09:09, Cyril Brulebois a écrit : > > Romain Beauxis <email@example.com> (12/08/2009): > > > Is it foolish to propose this as a lintian check ? "Hey, standards > > > version is outdated, here are the changes that ought to be done" > > > > checks/standards-version.desc > > Please, pretty please, try to make sentences. I hardly understand > your comment, which makes it ambigous. Too bad. Sorry. I meant: “That is too bad.” > Here is the output of a lintian warning currently in the case of an outdated > standards-version: > > W: foo: ancient-standards-version 3.7.0 (current is 3.8.2) > N: > N: The source package refers to a Standards-Version that has been obsolete > N: for more than two years. Please update your package to latest Policy and > N: set this control field appropriately. > N: > N: If the package is already compliant with the current standards, you > N: don't have to re-upload the package just to adjust the Standards-Version > N: control field. However, please remember to update this field next time > N: you upload the package. > N: > N: See /usr/share/doc/debian-policy/upgrading-checklist.txt.gz in the > N: debian-policy package for a summary of changes in newer versions of > N: Policy. > N: > N: Severity: normal, Certainty: certain So half of what you want is already there. It also points to where you can find the list of stuff to check for. Which makes it 3/4 of what you want. For the rest, see Manoj's comment. Mraw, KiBi.
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