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commit 35cc8d405531f0817c509d89648dd6443333d0ef
Author: Jakub Wilk <>
Date:   Sun Sep 18 12:16:58 2016 +0200

    Fix typos
---  | 6 +++---
 checks/ | 2 +-
 doc/  | 2 +-
 3 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/ b/
index 97b5b05..39954a3 100644
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ How to contribute to Lintian
 This document is intended for prospective and existing contributors.
-The first section will cover how to get started for new comers.  After
+The first section will cover how to get started for newcomers.  After
 that is a section on recommended practices and additional resources.
 Getting started
@@ -160,7 +160,7 @@ The general format is:
 Beyond the regular rules for Debian changelog files, the general
 guidelines are:
- * The message is prefixed with the intials of the committer(s). New
+ * The message is prefixed with the initials of the committer(s). New
    committers, please remember to add yourself to debian/copyright.
  * Changes are grouped by "root" folder ("checks", "data" and "lib" in
    the example above).
@@ -199,4 +199,4 @@ Additional resources
  * perldoc [doc/tutorial/Lintian/Tutorial.pod]()
  * perldoc [doc/README.developers]()
- * [doc/]()
+ * [doc/]()
diff --git a/checks/ b/checks/
index 1e1baf4..328f0f9 100644
--- a/checks/
+++ b/checks/
@@ -646,7 +646,7 @@ sub run {
     # Check whether the package looks like a metapackage, used for later
     # dependency checks.  We consider a package to possibly be a metapackage if
     # it is a binary package with no files outside of /usr/share/doc and a few
-    # other directories found in metapackges.  This also catches documentation
+    # other directories found in metapackages.  This also catches documentation
     # packages, but that doesn't matter for our purposes.
     my $metapackage = 0;
     if ($type eq 'binary') {
diff --git a/doc/ b/doc/
index 512fa03..a879b57 100644
--- a/doc/
+++ b/doc/
@@ -45,5 +45,5 @@ a9c67f2 as an example of how it is done.
 To update lintian on, please see the README in
 /srv/ on  NOTE: if Lintian has
 obtained any new dependencies, these must be installed by DSA before
-updating (send a patch to DSA for their metapackge
+updating (send a patch to DSA for their metapackage

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