[Dehs-devel] Re: watch file check in lintian
bluefuture at email.it
Wed Feb 8 22:16:38 UTC 2006
> It's straightforward to do, but I think it's a bad idea due to the number
> of false positives. Many non-native packages in Debian have no upstream
> source (since upstream is dead) but are still useful and maintained.
> There is nothing useful that one can put into the watch file for such
> packages, and no way of programmatically distinguishing them from packages
> with active upstreams. That's a lot of lintian overrides to no real
I'm asking to jdg and other devscript developers if is it possible to
support some official excuses in the watch file (and uscan) for example:
or for any other offcially precoded excuses.
For not to cc anymore to everybody we want to follow this disccusion on
debian-devel or debian-qa?
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