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Re: About new source formats for packages without patches

Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org> writes:
> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 12:58:39PM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:

>> Why are you insisting that all DDs should switch when switching is an
>> effort for no benefit[1] and not switching is no effort at all ?

> In fact, I don't feel this is the point [1]. The new lintian warning,
> which triggered the various blog posts, simply complains about the lack
> of _explicit_ information about which is the source package format in
> the tested package. In general, making explicit information that was
> implicit before, is a good thing.

Yes.  I explicitly declined to add a Lintian tag warning about all use of
format 1.0 because I don't believe there's consensus to deprecate it.  But
the request to note the format explicitly seemed reasonable to me.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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