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lintian 2.100.0 released


The Lintian maintainers are pleased to announce the release of Lintian
version 2.100.0.

Lintian dissects Debian packages and reports bugs and policy
violations. It contains automated checks for many aspects of Debian
policy as well as some checks for common errors.

This version includes the following changes:

  * Summary of tag changes:
    + Added:
      - bogus-python-prerequisite
      - python2-script-but-no-python2-dep
      - python3-script-but-no-python3-dep
    + Removed:
      - python-script-but-no-python-dep

  [ Felix Lechner ]
  * Update guile versions that are considered valid installation
    prerequisites. (Closes: #973335)
  * Flag bogus Python prerequisites from what-is-python. (Closes: #973011)
  * Fix architecture wildcard logic for override declarations.
    (Closes: #972595)
  * Recognize standard installation path for tcsh as /bin.
    (Closes: #973367)
  * Do not look into quilt's .pc/ folder during source scans.
    (Closes: #971973)
  * Provide a tag HTTP reference that does not change over time.
    (Closes: #973334)
  * Drop unversioned Python references from a number of scripts.
  * Mark testsuite-autopkgtest-missing as the old name for
    missing-tests-control. (Closes: #972844)

  [ Louis-Philippe Véronneau ]
  * Add missing tests for old-dpmt-vcs and old-papt-vcs (and also fix
  * Refresh debhelper data using private/refresh-debhelper-data.

  [ Andrius Merkys ]
  * Update data/fields/archive-sections to
    https://metadata.ftp-master.debian.org/sections.822 (as of 2020-10-28).

  [ Simon Quigley ]
  * Add "hirsute" as a known Ubuntu distribution.

This version available now in Debian unstable and will be backported
to buster-backports once it has migrated to bullseye.

  - Issues and feature requests

  - Git repository

  - Contribution instructions


     : :'  :     Chris Lamb
     `. `'`      lamby@debian.org / chris-lamb.co.uk

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