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Re: RFS: lynis (updated package)

Hello Patrick,

Thank for your corrections. 

I forgot invoke lintian with "-i" parameter. This problem with charsets
is very frecuent, and I have solved it many times in this and other 

I will take in mind it for next revisions.

Thank you for your help,
best regards.


El lun, 07-07-2008 a las 14:14 +0200, Patrick Schoenfeld escribió:
> Hi,

> > > - debian/copyright:
> > >     - Important: (C) has no legal meaning, therefore it has to be
> > >       replaced with ©.
> > 
> > Ok, I have changed it to (c), because, lintian says that the
> > character ©
> > is obsolete:
> > 
> > W: lynis: debian-copyright-file-uses-obsolete-national-encoding at line
> > 20
> No, it does not say that the character is obsolete. The message states
> that your file (debian/copyright) uses a character enocding which isn't
> appropriate anymore. Its a good idea to invoke lintian with the
> parameter "-i" if you receive such messages to see what exactly they are
> talking about.
> It would have shown this long description:
> The Debian copyright file should be valid UTF-8, an encoding of
> the Unicode character set.
> There are many ways to convert a copyright file from an obsoleted
> encoding    like ISO-8859-1; you may for example use "iconv" like:
> $ iconv -f ISO-8859-1 -t UTF-8 copyright > copyright.new
> $ mv copyright.new copyright
> Thats exactly what you need to do: Convert your copyright file to the
> proper encoding, but please do not blindly use the command as stated
> above, because I don't think you use ISO-8859-1. You can use file to
> find out which file the copyright file is encoded currently.
> I probably will have a further look at your package this evening.
> Best Regards,
> Patrick

Francisco M. García Claramonte <franciscomanuel.garcia@hispalinux.es>
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