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Bug#151304: acknowledged by developer (Re: Processed: reassign 151304 to dpkg-dev)

reopen 151304

On Fri, Jun 28, 2002 at 06:48:11PM -0500, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> Previously Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> > Bug#151304: dh_gencontrol: could warn about unused substvars
> > Bug reassigned from package `debhelper' to `dpkg-dev'.
> I've thought a bit about this and I don't think this is a good thing.
> dpkg-gencontrol can't know if all substvar are used or not, it might be
> used in a different context by a different tool.

OK, so let's reassign it to the most relevant place, not closing it !

Joey, you did not explain much your opinion :)

It seems out of the scope of lintian.  dh_gencontrol, then ?
Sure, dh_gencontrol by itself has even less knowledge.  But is it really
worth writing another tool for this ?

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