Le lundi 27 février 2023, 12:11:27 UTC Jonas Smedegaard a écrit : Hi jonas, I have just checked the source code of lintian. Could you double check your package and create a simple test case ? According to: https://salsa.debian.org/lintian/lintian/-/blob/master/lib/Lintian/Check/Files/NonFree.pm#L91 The test should not raise Bastien > Quoting Simon McVittie (2023-02-27 13:04:25) > > On Mon, 27 Feb 2023 at 12:22:34 +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote: > > > I am not convinced, however, that this issue is a bug in lintian: > > > The testcase you ask for is the actual files in the icc-profiles source > > > package which already is already correctly identified by lintian. I.e. > > > issue is not that some different files get misdetected but instead that > > > lintian _correctly_ identifies the files in this non-free package and > > > _correctly_ classifies those as unsuitable in main > > > > That's correct to a point, but it seems wrong for lintian to be emitting a > > tag that means "this package is unsuitable for main and that's a problem" > > for a package in non-free. Yes, we know it's unsuitable for main, and > > the maintainer has acknowledged that by uploading it to non-free... it > > doesn't seem like there is any benefit to having an unfixable Lintian > > error as well. > > > > Or if the interpretation of the tag is "you should use the copy of this > > file from icc-profiles instead of shipping your own copy", then the lintian > > check should have a special case to silence that tag when the package being > > checked *is* icc-profiles. > > > > There are similar special cases in other parts of Lintian. For example, > > it looks for embedded code copies of zlib, but that check has a special > > case to avoid it being triggered by zlib itself, because obviously zlib > > should be allowed to ship zlib code; and similarly checks for a bundled > > font like Deja Vu shouldn't trigger for fonts-dejavu itself. > > Ah, I was unaware that lintian at other places includes exceptions like > that, an that lintian is expected to do reliable assessments in this > kind of tests. > > When that's the case, then please, Bastien (or others skilled with > internals of lintian) please refine the tests for icc-profiles contents > to exclude icc-profiles package itself. > > (I'll file a bugreport against lintian if I notice no actions from this) > > Kind regards, > > - Jonas > >
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