On Sun, 2 Apr 2006 23:32:49 +0200 Piotr Ozarowski <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Andrea Bolognani (email@example.com): > > It means the man page is not correct. > > See http://lintian.debian.org/reports/Tmanpage-has-errors-from-man.html > > But I'm not getting "cannot adjust", "can't break" or "can't find > numbered character". All I get is: > > $ lintian ./gaupol_0.4.0-1_all.deb > /tmp/eOvxYgXVnE/binary/gaupol/unpacked > W: gaupol: manpage-has-errors-from-man usr/share/man/man1/gaupol.1.gz > /tmp/eOvxYgXVnE/binary/gaupol/unpacked/usr/share/man > > $lintian ./lintian_1.23.16_all.deb > /tmp/cazjEVq6iH/binary/lintian/unpacked > W: lintian: manpage-has-errors-from-man usr/share/man/man1/lintian.1.gz > /tmp/cazjEVq6iH/binary/lintian/unpacked/usr/share/man W: lintian: > manpage-has-errors-from-man usr/share/man/man1/lintian-info.1.gz > /tmp/cazjEVq6iH/binary/lintian/unpacked/usr/share/man > > Is it possible that even lintian package has bugs? Of course no software is bug-free. My version of lintian (1.23.8) doesn't give any error while checking lintian_1.23.16_all.deb, so if you have an up-to-date version of lintian it's very likely the bug is in lintian itself. Have you tried checking the package with linda instead? Cheers. -- KiyuKo <eof AT kiyuko DOT org> "Like Russian Rulette with six bullets loaded"
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