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Re: Lintian based autorejects

On Sun, Nov 01, 2009 at 01:34:37PM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Luk Claes <luk@debian.org> writes:

> > As before Manoj seems to interpret things and word things so they fit
> > the way he can use them at the moment he needs them. As long as that
> > continues I'm not going to even try to get the Debian Policy and RC bug
> > policy consistent and the Debian Policy will remain not useful for
> > anything release related as it will be incomplete and sometimes
> > conflicting with actual practice.

> On behalf of the other four Policy maintainers who aren't Manoj and who so
> far as I know you don't have personal conflicts with, let me just say
> "gee, thanks."  This is how we can ensure that Policy continues not to be
> the document that it should be and people have to keep reading multiple
> documents to figure out what they're required to do.

I think the ftp team and Manoj are in practice already achieving this, by
making the archive block packages over issues that have never been
violations of Policy "must" requirements and filing serious bugs for the

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