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Re: RFS: mpview

On Sat, May 2, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Dmitrijs Ledkovs
<dmitrij.ledkov@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/5/2 Magnus Holmgren <holmgren@debian.org>:
>> On torsdagen den 26 mars 2009, Michal Čihař wrote:
>>> Dne Thu, 26 Mar 2009 15:21:29 +0100
>>> Adam Ziaja <adam@ziaja.name> napsal(a):
>>> > The package appears to be lintian clean.
>>> It does not:
>>> I: mpview source: debian-watch-file-is-missing
>>> W: mpview source: dh-clean-k-is-deprecated
>>> W: mpview source: out-of-date-standards-version 3.7.3 (current is 3.8.1)
>> Hang on a second. When does mentors.d.n put "The package appears to be lintian
>> clean" in the RFS template? When lintian reports no errors or warnings, or as
>> soon as there are no errors?
> I think it's not running lintian at all, that text is just boilerplate
> which assumes mentees did run lintian.....

The text of the RFS is a boilerplate, but the package's page on
mentors.d.n should be correctly showing any Lintian warnings or
errors. I would assume that most of the Lintian issues that make their
way to the list are ones only seen by running it on the binary package
as mentors.d.n is for source packages. I know I have been guilty of
that in the past. I've personally incorporated a pbuilder hook to run
on packages after a build so that I'll not make that mistake again.

- Andrew Starr-Bochicchio

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