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Re: Lintian based autorejects

On Tue, Oct 27 2009, Simon McVittie wrote:

> Some examples of tags I consider reasonable to auto-reject, because they
> should be easy to fix (but many of them should be bug reports anyway):
>     - binary-file-compressed-with-upx
>     - copyright-lists-upstream-authors-with-dh_make-boilerplate
>     - missing-dependency-on-perlapi
>     - section-is-dh_make-template
> Some examples of tags where I do not consider this reasonable until bugs have
> been filed:
>     - statically-linked-binary
>     - mknod-in-maintainer-script
>     - debian-rules-not-a-makefile

        I disagree about this one. This is a violation of a must rule in
 policy, and there is no reason to not fix it (since a mekfile can call
 anything you need it to). Seems like the violators are mostly vdr
 related (and leave, which was last checked against ancient policy
 version 3.6.0).

        If you want bugs filed, OK, sure. Need to do something when
 bored with job interview prep.

>     - dir-or-file-in-var-www

If it wasn't so warm out today, it would be cooler.
Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>  
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