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

On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 02:54:39PM +0000, Michael Banck wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 02:49:38PM +0100, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> >   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.
> Are you routinely overriding valid lintian errors or why are you
> apparently so deeply horrified by peer review of lintian overrides?
> Pierre, bugs are nothing to be ashamed of.

  You must have misunderstood me. I believe that allowing anyone to
override some kinds of lintian warnings should just be disallowed,
because there's no way such a thing is correct. Or so seldomly that
packagers for whom it's the case can live with a warning.

·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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