[Pkg-octave-devel] octave package almost Lintian-clean

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at laboissiere.net
Sat Jan 23 12:18:38 UTC 2016

* Sébastien Villemot <sebastien at debian.org> [2016-01-22 14:55]:

> Le vendredi 22 janvier 2016 à 08:24 +0100, Rafael Laboissiere a écrit :
>>     X: binary-file-built-without-LFS-support usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/octave/4.0.1-rc2/liboctgui.so.1.0.0
>>     X: shlib-calls-exit usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/octave/4.0.1-rc2/liboctgui.so.1.0.0
>> These are upstream problems as well and I guess that we can do very 
>> little about them.  Besides that, these Lintian tags are tagged 
>> experimental ("X").  Should we report these issues upstream or simply 
>> override the Lintian warnings?
> I do not activate experimental tags in my lintian configuration, so I 
> wasn't aware of these.
> The first issue (LFS support) might be a problem, though I am not sure 
> (maybe the library is expected to deal only with small enough files). 
> Maybe discuss it with upstream if you feel inclined to do so.


> The second issue (call to exit) is probably not a real problem, since it 
> happens in a private library.

Ok, I just added an override for that warning [commit 8897d11].



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