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Re: linhdd concerns (was: Re: Updated Debian Maintainers Keyring)

On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 02:49:38PM +0100, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 12:23:30PM +0000, Michael Banck wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 06:55:10PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > aj, who'd just like to see some failure analysis / air crash investigation
> > >     type conclusions out of this, rather than just "foo sucks and
> > >     shouldn't upload"
> >  
> > One thing we could do is have a seperate report on
> > http://lintian.debian.org which lists all the lintian overrides (maybe
> > only those for errors, not for warnings), so they can be peer reviewed
> > by interested people. 
> > 
> > Another thing we could do is alert sponsors about checking for lintian
> > overrides when they review a package.
>   or we could disallow the override of >= E: errors in lintian, and make
> lintian reboot your computer, fill your gpg with /dev/random bits, and
> install windows over your Debian if you override such errors.

Then tag as wontfix when someone reports the bug on lintian? Or just
claim that it's a feature, not a bug?

Brett Parker

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