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Bug#624434: marked as done ([new check]: uses-versioned-berkeley-db)

Your message dated Sat, 10 Sep 2011 10:18:43 +0000
with message-id <E1R2Ke3-0006Oh-VZ@franck.debian.org>
and subject line Bug#624434: fixed in lintian 2.5.3
has caused the Debian Bug report #624434,
regarding [new check]: uses-versioned-berkeley-db
to be marked as done.

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Package: lintian
Version: 2.5.0~rc2~bpo60+1
Severity: wishlist


there are only a few packages which really needs to depend on
versioned libdbX.Y(|++|-java|-sql|-stl)-dev packages, so I propose new
lintian error, which will check the build dependencies and report if
the package build-depend on a versioned Berkeley DB.

There are few packages which really need versioned dependency (they
use transactions in Berkeley DB and don't have a sane upgrade path)
which could easily override this tag.

This would really help the goal of having only one Berkeley DB version
per stable release.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.1
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages lintian depends on:
ii  binutils               2.20.1-16         The GNU assembler, linker and bina
ii  diffstat               1.53-1            produces graph of changes introduc
ii  dpkg-dev              Debian package development tools
ii  file                   5.04-5            Determines file type using "magic"
ii  gettext              GNU Internationalization utilities
ii  intltool-debian        0.35.0+20060710.1 Help i18n of RFC822 compliant conf
ii  libapt-pkg-perl        0.1.24+b1         Perl interface to libapt-pkg
ii  libclass-accessor-perl 0.34-1            Perl module that automatically gen
ii  libdigest-sha-perl     5.48-1            Perl extension for SHA-1/224/256/3
ii  libemail-valid-perl    0.184-1           Perl module for checking the valid
ii  libipc-run-perl        0.89-1            Perl module for running processes
ii  libparse-debianchangel 1.1.1-2.1         parse Debian changelogs and output
ii  libtimedate-perl       1.2000-1          collection of modules to manipulat
ii  liburi-perl            1.54-2            module to manipulate and access UR
ii  locales                2.11.2-10         Embedded GNU C Library: National L
ii  locales-all [locales]  2.11.2-10         Embedded GNU C Library: Precompile
ii  man-db                 2.5.7-8           on-line manual pager
ii  perl [libdigest-sha-pe 5.10.1-17         Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 

lintian recommends no packages.

Versions of packages lintian suggests:
pn  binutils-multiarch            <none>     (no description available)
pn  libtext-template-perl         <none>     (no description available)
ii  man-db                        2.5.7-8    on-line manual pager

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Source: lintian
Source-Version: 2.5.3

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
lintian, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to main/l/lintian/lintian_2.5.3.dsc
  to main/l/lintian/lintian_2.5.3.tar.gz
  to main/l/lintian/lintian_2.5.3_all.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 624434@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net> (supplier of updated lintian package)

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Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2011 11:53:51 +0200
Source: lintian
Binary: lintian
Architecture: source all
Version: 2.5.3
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Lintian Maintainers <lintian-maint@debian.org>
Changed-By: Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net>
 lintian    - Debian package checker
Closes: 474590 574689 580427 584280 607399 613604 617901 617959 622149 624434 629308 633779 634112 634191 636994 637590 637595 637596 637649 637741 637793 637819 638411 639018 639144 639177 639292 639367 639430 639516 639735 639923 639928 639946 640131 640149 640186 640211 640228 640238 640366 640371 640489 640694 640705 640834 640853 640856 640921 640947 640962
 lintian (2.5.3) unstable; urgency=low
   The "Another 51 bites the dust.  169 left to go." release.
   * Summary of tag changes:
     + Added:
       - boilerplate-copyright-format-uri
       - control-file-is-not-a-file
       - comma-separated-files-in-dep5-copyright
       - copyright-has-crs
       - debian-copyright-is-symlink
       - depends-on-packaging-dev
       - dh_installmanpages-is-obsolete
       - missing-field-in-dep5-copyright
       - missing-license-paragraph-in-dep5-copyright
       - missing-license-text-in-dep5-copyright
       - no-debian-copyright
       - obsolete-field-in-dep5-copyright
       - out-of-date-copyright-format-uri
       - package-contains-no-arch-dependent-files
       - perl-module-uses-perl4-libs-without-dep
       - readme-debian-contains-invalid-email-address
       - script-uses-perl4-libs-without-dep
       - syntax-error-in-dep5-copyright
       - unknown-copyright-format-uri
       - unknown-paragraph-in-dep5-copyright
       - unused-license-paragraph-in-dep5-copyright
       - unversioned-copyright-format-uri
       - vim-addon-within-vim-runtime-path
       - wiki-copyright-format-uri
     + Removed:
       - debian-changelog-file-contains-debmake-default-email-address
       - readme-debian-contains-debmake-default-email-address
       - script-calls-init-script-directly
   * checks/*:
     + [NT] Dropped fields from Needs-Info, it is no longer needed.
     + [JW] Use LC_ALL rather than LANG, since LC_ALL overrules
       LANG.  (Closes: #637595)
     + [JW] Removed all whitespace lines to avoid confusing some
       dctrl parsers (notably grep-dctrl).  (Closes: #639928)
     + [JW] Fix a number of broken references in the tag
       descriptions.  (Closes: #639923)
     + [JW] Rewrote Debian Bug references using #nnnnnn notation.
   * checks/binaries.desc:
     + [NT] Remove the reference to the Library Packaging Guide,
       since it is no longer available (in Debian).  (Closes: #640228)
   * checks/changelog-file{,.desc}:
     + [JW] Remove debmake-specific tag in favour of more general
       (Closes: #639946)
     + [JW,NT] Fixed use of uninitialized value as hash key.
       (Closes: #640238)
     + [NT] Mention that the missing native changelog tag can, in
       some cases, be emitted if it does not look like a Debian
   * checks/{conffile,etcfiles}{,.desc}:
     + [JW] Merged etcfiles into conffile.  (Closes: #637590)
   * checks/conffile:
     + [NT] Skip all checks if "conffiles" is a symlink.
   * checks/control-files{,.desc}:
     + [NT] Check that all members of the control.tar.gz are either
       regular files or directories.
   * checks/copyright-file{,.desc}:
     + [JW] Check for CRLF line endings in copyright files.
       (Closes: #634191)
     + [JW] Extended helper-templates-in-copyright and ensure it is
       only emitted once per package.
   * checks/debhelper{,.desc}:
     + [NT] Recognise /usr/share/R/debian/r-cran.mk as a cdbs-based
       build.  This prevents false-positive "unneeded cdbs" warning.
     + [JW] Check for use of the obsolete dh_installmanpages debhelper
       program.  Thanks to Joey Hess for the report.  (Closes: #634112).
   * checks/debian-readme{,.desc}:
     + [JW] Replace debmake-specific tag with more general
   * checks/description.desc:
     + [JW] Added references to some tags.  (Closes: #640853)
   * checks/duplicate-files{,.desc}:
     + [NT] Replace the exception for "__init__.py" files by excluding
       all empty files from the check.  The bug (#632789) only requests
       an exception for "empty __init__.py" files and generally empty
       files are unlikely to cause a serious size-waste.
   * checks/fields{,.desc}:
     + [NT] Mention that perl modules included in perl itself should
       be the first dependency if it is only included in the perl
       from experimental.  Thanks to Dominic Hargreaves for the
       report and the patch.  (Closes: #637793)
     + [NT] Warn about (build)depending/recommending on packaging-dev.
       Thanks to Luk Claes for the report and the initial patch.
       (Closes: #629308)
     + [NT] Also emit bad-homepage if the Homepage URL does not seem to
       be using a known protocol (for homepages).  (Closes: #580427)
     + [JW] Bumped the severity of "no-human-maintainers", since it is
       now a Policy "must" directive.  (Closes: #640856)
     + [JW,NT] If superfluous-clutter-in-homepage has been emitted,
       ignore the surrounding "<>" for the rest of the homepage checks.
       (Closes: #640947)
     + [NT] Added check for Build-Depending on libdbX.Y-dev (and related
       packages.  Most packages should be able to use unversioned -dev
       packages.  Thanks to Ondřej Surý for the report and the initial
       tag description.  (Closes: #624434)
   * checks/{filename-length,rules}.desc:
     + [NT] Improved the descriptions of some tags.  (Closes: #639018)
   * checks/files{,.desc}:
     + [NT] Added exceptions to "extra-license-file" for manpages,
       static libraries, .pc-, elf and pyshared-data-files.  This
       covers all the false-positives currently found in the liblicense
       package.  (Closes: #617901)
     + [NT] Ignore non-ELF files in multiarch paths, when checking for
       a missing pre-depends on multiarch-support.  Thanks to Sven
       Joachim for the report.  (Closes: #639735)
     + [NT] Added check for packages that only ships files in /usr/share
       and are not marked "Architecture: all".  Thanks to Evgeni Golov,
       Carl Fürstenberg and Jari Aalto for the suggestions.
       (Closes: #574689)
     + [JW] Do not emit third-party-package-in-python-dir for packages built
       from python{,3}-{stdlib-extensions,profiler,old-doctools} sources.
       Add reference to Python Policy in the tag description.
       (Closes: #640211)
     + [JW] Add check for Vim addons installing files into a directory
       within Vim runtime path.  (Closes: #640371)
     + [NT] Added check for Perl modules using perl4 libs without depending
       on libperl4-core-libs-perl.  Thanks to Dominic Hargreaves for the
       initial patch.
   * checks/menus.desc:
     + [NT] Added reference to the doc-base manual to help people
       find the list of valid doc-base sections.  (Closes: #584280)
   * checks/patch-systems:
     + [NT] Use lsdiff to determine if a patch modifies the debian dir as
       it is more accurate than diffstat for this.  (Closes: #640131)
   * checks/rules:
     + [NT] Do a simple and minimal variable tracking.  In very simple
       cases, it can determine which targets a variable contains (when
       the variable is used as a target).  (Closes: #638411)
   * checks/scripts{,.desc}:
     + [NT] Remove script-calls-init-script-directly.  (Closes: #617959)
     + [NT] Added check for Perl scripts using perl4 libs without depending
       on libperl4-core-libs-perl.  Thanks to Dominic Hargreaves for the
       initial patch.  (Closes: #636994)
   * checks/shared-libs{,.desc}:
     + [JW] Fixed a typo in a tag description.  (Closes: #639177)
     + [NT] Do not emit shlib-calls-exit for libraries that have an
       INTERP section.  (Closes: #607399)
   * checks/source-copyright{,.desc}:
     + [JW] Added check for DEP-5 copyright files.  (Closes: #633779)
   * checks/standards-version:
     + [NT] Made the ancient-standards-version independent of the
       system time.
   * checks/version-substvars{,.desc}:
     + [NT] Also emit the any-depends-all tag if the ">=" relation is
       used.  Thanks to Konstantinos Margaritis and Cyril Brulebois for
       the report and the research.  (Closes: #639144)
   * collection/fields{,.desc}:
     + [NT] Removed, no longer used.
   * collection/changelog-file:
     + [NT] Double check changelogs that does not explicitly contains
       "debian" in the filename.  This should avoid a myriad of syntax
       error tags in some cases (such as perl), where the Debian
       changelog is not present and there is an upstream changelog.
   * data/fields/archive-sections:
     + [NT] Fixed a typo in "otherosfs" section name.  Thanks to
       Stefan Potyra for the report.  (Closes: #637596)
   * data/files/fonts:
     + [NT] Refreshed against sid and now includes packages starting
       with "fonts-" as well.  Thanks to Paul Wise for the patches.
       (Closes: #622149)
   * data/output/ftp-master-{,non}fatal:
     + [NT] Refreshed.
   * data/output/manual-references:
     + [JW] Refreshed.
   * data/rules/known-makefiles:
     + [JW] Added Makefiles from (the future) dpkg.  (Closes: #640921)
   * data/spelling/corrections{,-multiword}:
     + [NT] Added some corrections for "remove" etc.  Thanks to
       Jakub Wilk for spotting those.
     + [JW,NT] Added more corrections.
       (Closes: #639367, #640149, #613604)
   * debian/control:
     + [NT] (Build-)Depends on patchutils for lsdiff.
   * debian/copyright:
     + [NT] Added Jakub Wilk to maintainers.
   * debian/rules:
     + [JW] Use LC_ALL rather than LANG, since LC_ALL overrules
   * doc/lintian.xml:
     + [NT] Removed duplicate "allowed to" in same sentence.
     + [NT] Added a paragraph on some of the constrains in design
       of Lintian.
   * doc/lintianrc.example:
     + [NT] Add an example on how to enable "--quiet" via lintianrc.
   * doc/README.developers:
     + [NT] New file.  Thanks to Jeremiah C. Foster for the initial
   * frontend/lintian:
     + [NT] Lintian now mentions if overrides may have been ignored.
       This happens if a package contains an override for a tag
       that has been marked "non-overridable" by the current vendor
     + [NT] Mention ".changes" as a valid file type in the "unknown
       file" error.  Thanks to Michael Gilbert for the report and
       the patch.   (Closes: #639430)
     + [NT] Always display a given tag if requested with --tags
       or --tags-from-file.  Previously, pedantic and experimental
       tags were not shown unless the relevant options were also
     + [JW,NT] Fixed a regression where --check-part ignored display
       settings (such as --display-info).  (Closes: #640694)
     + [NT] If both --verbose and --quiet is used together, then use
       the last of them to appear rather than "both at the same time".
       (Closes: #640366)
     + [NT] Accept --quiet in lintianrc as "quiet".  This option may
       not be used together with "verbose" in the config file.
   * lib/Lintian/Check.pm:
     + [NT] Catch "Name <Name <Email>>" as a malformed email address.
       (Closes: #640489)
     + [JW] Catch misspellings of the "Debian QA Group" maintainer
       email (used for orphaned packages).  (Closes: #640834)
   * lib/Lintian/Collect.pm:
     + [JW,NT] Create the source field from the package field if the
       former is not present.  This fixes a number of false-positves
       introduced in 2.5.2.  (Closes: #640186)
   * lib/Lintian/Collect/Source.pm:
     + [NT] Removed a requirement for fields that was not needed.
     + [NT] Fixed "index" method for source packages.
   * lib/Lintian/Collect/Package.pm:
     + [JW,NT] Replace use of fail with croak.  (Closes: #637741)
   * lib/Lintian/Output.pm:
     + [NT] Merged "quiet" and "verbose" into "verbosity_level".
   * lib/Lintian/Profile.pm:
     + [NT] Reject profiles containing an unknown field.
   * lib/Lintian/Tag/Info.pm:
     + [JW] Create links for references pointing to files in html
     + [JW] Parse "#nnnnnn" references as links to Debian bugs.
   * lib/Lintian/Tag/Override.pm:
     + [NT] New file.
   * lib/Lintian/Tags.pm:
     + [NT] Track which tags had overrides that have been dropped.
     + [NT,RG] Collect override comments and print the comments
       above the overridden tag (with --show-overrides).  Thanks
       to Carl Fürstenberg for the report.  (Closes: #474590)
     + [NT] Remove the "respect-display-level" code.  It is not as
       useful as intended.
   * lib/Text_utils.pm:
     + [NT] Close <p>-tags in dtml_to_html since the output is used
       in xhtml (xml), where all tags must be closed properly.
       (Closes: #639292)
     + [NT] Remove the last new line (if any) before a </pre> in tag
       to reduce the empty space to the next paragraph.
   * lib/Util.pm:
     + [JW] Use LC_ALL rather than LANG, since LC_ALL overrules
     + [JW] Stricten the DCtrl parser to choke on some syntax errors
       that were silently ignored.  (Closes: #639516)
   * man/lintian.pod.in:
     + [JW] Fixed some stray POD markup.  (Closes: #640705)
     + [JW,NT] Clarified that --tags and --tags-from-file ignores
       display settings.
     + [NT] Documented how lintian behaves if --quiet is used together
       with --verbose or --debug.
     + [NT] Documented how --verbose and --quiet can be enabled via
       the config file.  Only one of "verbose" and "quiet" may
       appear in the config file.
   * profiles/debian/ftp-master-auto-reject.profile:
     + [NT] Refreshed to include udeb-uses-non-gzip-data-tarball.
   * private/*:
     + [JW] Use LC_ALL rather than LANG, since LC_ALL overrules
   * private/refresh-manual-refs:
     + [NT] Remove code to refresh refs to the Library Packaging
     + [JW] Added the java-policy and fixed the lintian ref.
     + [JW] Don't strip newlines from titles, but treat them as regular
       whitespace characters.
     + [JW] Strip some superfluous HTML markup from titles.
   * reporting/{config,html_reports,templates/foot.tmpl}:
     + [NT] Added a link to the Lintian source code.
   * reporting/harness:
     + [NT] Added missing import statement.
   * reporting/html_reports:
     + [JW,NT] Create a gzip'ed version of the raw lintian.log.
       (Closes: #637819)
   * reporting/templates/head.tmpl:
     + [NT] Show the list of all tags in the page header.  Thanks to
       Arno Töll for the suggestion and the patch.  (Closes: #640962)
   * reporting/templates/index.tmpl:
     + [NT] Added link to the new gzip'ed lintian.log.
   * t/*:
     + [JW,NT] Fixed test failures caused by unpacking the source
       with a umask different from 0022.  (Closes: #637649)
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