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Re: get-orig-source: possible MBF

On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 01:08:19PM +0200, Jakub Wilk wrote:
> d) 21 packages unnecessarily call dh_testroot; accidentally, all of
> these packages put tarballs in a wrong directory;
> f) 368 packages use uscan without --destdir (or even with
> "--destdir ../") [2];

These might be good candidates for a lintian warning.

> c) 15 packages call interactive programs (like lynx);
> g) 100 packages (+ many more of the above categories) try to access
> files in ./debian/ directory, and thus fail when g-o-s is run in a
> different than usual directory; this includes packages using uscan
> with "--destdir ." [2];

These might also be good candidates, but are probably harder to detect

Jonathan Wiltshire

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