On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 09:31:12PM +1100, Andrew Worsley wrote: > > > I don't have a sponsor (suggestions of where to look welcomed). > > https://mentors.debian.net/intro-maintainers > > I got no bites previously - perhaps I have to make a stronger case to > more users. Sorry?
> > > 2. The source-is-missing .html/.js files with very long lines - > > > Should I override them? Or try to wrap the lines? > > If they are sources in the preferred form for modification, why do they > > have long and not human-editable lines? If they are not actually sources > > you need to provide sources and build the resulting files from them. > > > > Looks like unit test data (base64 encoded blobs). > Might try to wrap the lines - or strip them. You shouldn't wrap the lines just to appease lintian. You should fix the initial problem or override lintian if lintian is wrong. > > > Finally is there any way of running the lintian check with out > > > building the whole package ? > > Well, how can you check a package that doesn't exist? > > You can run lintian against the source package to check the source package > > problems though. > > Ok I guess that is > dpkg-buildpackage -S > which is must faster but I think I need to increment the delta in the > change log to make it generate an updated debian source package? I'm sure it always overwrites. -- WBR, wRAR
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