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Re: Help with lintian



On Sat, 2011-04-02 at 10:43 +0200, Niels Thykier wrote:
> Generally the diff ought not to include ".gitmodules" in the first place
> if you did not intend for it (and the 7 other files) to be there.
>   Most likely dpkg-source/dpkg-buildpackage with -i is not enough in
> this case.  I believe [1] would solve your issue; maybe with a wishlist
> bug against dpkg-dev asking for the vcs-related files to be ignored by
> default.

Thank you. I have used the extend-diff-ignore option noted in your link,
and I have filed the wishlist bug against dpkg-dev. 

> Note: you should generally only ignore the files that are vcs-related or
> auto-generated files, so please review the changes to files if they are
> not clearly related to git (etc.).  If you deliberately modified one of
> upstreams files, you should not ignore/filter that change.

I understand. I will take care of any modifications that are not part of
git admin.

Thanks for your help,

Chris


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