[Debian-olpc-devel] lintian warning: sugar-sliderpuzzle-activity

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Mon Jul 26 05:56:04 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 08:40:39AM +0530, Ankur Khurana wrote:
> In general is there any general rule of thumb that can help us out on
> figuring that what will the things that can be ignored in broader
> sense .

No, not really.  Warnings are pattern recognition alerts about
substandard situations.

Once you understand the warning, you will likely understand the reason
for the warning, and the risks of ignoring it.

Eventually you become learned ... and understand the warnings
implicitly, and know the value of fixing them.

I agree with Luke though; sometimes a warning _type_ may be incorrect,
but you can only assert that once you fully understand the warning, and
then enter into dialog with the maintainer of the tool providing the

James Cameron

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