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Re: lintian warning problem, RFS: gaupol

On Sun, 2 Apr 2006 23:32:49 +0200
Piotr Ozarowski <ozarow@gmail.com> wrote:

> Andrea Bolognani (eof@kiyuko.org):
> > 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?


KiyuKo <eof AT kiyuko DOT org>
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