[pkg-wine-party] Packaging 1.1.37

Michael Gilbert michael.s.gilbert at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 21:33:46 UTC 2012

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 12:13 PM, Scott Leggett wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to assist with wine packaging and I've managed to build some packages
> for wine-unstable 1.1.37, however lintian is spitting out hundreds of warnings
> like:
> W: libwine-dev-unstable: manpage-has-bad-whatis-entry
> usr/share/man/man3/winscard.3w.gz
> I also notice that libwine-dev-unstable_1.1.34 in sid has similar issues. It's
> apparently due to tools/c2man.pl:1450 which does not add a separator and
> 'brief description' to the "NAME" section of the manpage.
> Is the best solution to this to add a lintian override? Or should I be looking
> at patching the script to add some kind of description? Or something else?

The script itself should be fixed.  lintian overrides are wrong for
this. I think there was some work in the past on that posted to this
mailing list (search through the messages over the past couple years
for that), and it may be on one of the git branches already.

Best wishes,

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