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Re: Bug#681713: lintian: Please add a test which checks Vcs-Browser headers for hardcoded revisions/commits

Hi Charles,

Charles Plessy wrote:
> in the case of Debian Med, many URLs have already been corrected in our VCS.
> However, we felt that this was not enough to trigger an upload.

Sure. I'm happy that so many cases are already fixed without filing a
bug report against the packages or a lintian check existing. :-)

> A Lintian check is definitely a good idea to make sure there will be
> no leftovers.

Tht's why I filed _this_ bug report. :-)

> In the meantime, the problem can also be solved by proposing a relevant apache
> redirection command to the Alioth team.

I think that's alredy overkill. :-)

> In the long term, this shows that such volatile information

I don't think it's volatile. Usually these repositories locations
don't change very often.

		Regards, Axel
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