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Re: RFC: QA vs NMU on ssystem - 3D solar system simulator

Eduardo M KALINOWSKI <eduardo@kalinowski.com.br> writes:
> Paul Gevers wrote:

>> Further, there is one lintian warning left:
>>       I: ssystem: arch-dep-package-has-big-usr-share 1224kB 83%
>> I can (easily) fix this, but that way I change the package more than I
>> think is appropriate for QA. What do others think? Should I fix this as
>> well?

> As far as I understand, if the package is orphaned, you could do that
> change in the package, it would not be considered too 'abusive'. But you
> do not have to, fixing only the bug is already a good contribution.

> However, even if 83% of the package is architecture independent data,
> the whole package uncompressed only takes about 1,5Mb, and the whole
> compressed package is 'Mb. Even considering all the architectures, the
> space saved in mirrors and in bandwidth transferred is not so big, and
> IMHO does not justifies two separate packages (ssystem and ssystem-data).

That would imply that Lintian's threshold for this warning is too low.
What do other people think?

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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