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Re: NMU procedure

Steve Langasek wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 02:41:32PM -0600, Raphael Geissert wrote:
>> If you ask me, I would say that providing a magic for file(1) as I said
>> on debian-arm[1] would be more useful that NMUing a few hanging fruits.
>> Lintian will annoy people with one tag per ELF object otherwise.
> Um, that'll be a bug in lintian then.  There's no reason at all for
> lintian to be spitting out tags on every package on the port for something
> that's a detail of the upstream toolchain.

Not saying it isn't, but not even dpkg knows about armhf.

Point being: instead of spending time on low hanging fruits the tool chain 
should be adapted.

Raphael Geissert - Debian Developer
www.debian.org - get.debian.net

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