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Re: Comments+blank line in debian/control: Clarification in policy or MBF?



> On 2012-10-03 11:01, Michael Tautschnig wrote:
> > [...]
> > 
> > But then either all build infrastructure (and also lintian) don't use
> > debian/control, or all these tools tolerate that blank line (with the exception
> > of pbuilder).
> > 
> > Best,
> > Michael
> > 
> 
> Lintian's parser ignores empty lines before/between paragraphs.
> 

I suppose that piece of code is quite dated. Is there a way to figure out why
lintian does this, i.e., who decided to interpret policy in this way?

Best,
Michael

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