On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 11:02:58AM +0100, Jaromír Mikeš wrote:
Od: Jonas Smedegaard <d...@jones.dk>


On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 06:51:52PM +0000, mira-gu...@users.alioth.debian.org wrote:
+Format-Specification:
http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/dep/web/deps/dep5.mdwn?op=file&rev=135

With rev. 135 of DEP5 format...

-Copyright:
+Files: ./src/libswami/libswami.*
+./src/libswami/SwamiContainer.*
+./src/libswami/SwamiControl.*

Files lists should be comma-separated and additional lines be indented.

Ok

+License: GPL-2+
[snip]
+ 02111-1307, USA or point your web browser to http://www.gnu.org.
+
+X-Comment: On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General
+ Public License can be found in `/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2+'.

...and your licensing comment should not have a space above it, to indicate its relation: you comment on that specific license, not the coypright file in general.

Ok, thanks for hints. Package is not building ... so I did run lintian yet.
This usually warning me for problems like that.

Lintian is great in the same way as a dictionary: supports you with specific facts, but is never complete - you need to think for yourself anyway, and ideally all lintian warnings should only be reminders for you on things you already knew but just accidentally missed.

...In reality I guess noone knows all of the lintian facts by heart, but I still find it slightly worrysome if what you say is that you rely on lintian to "cover your ass" in packaging. :-)


 - Jonas

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