lintian 2.92.0 source package in Ubuntu


lintian (2.92.0) unstable; urgency=medium

  [ Felix Lechner ]
  * Drop obsolete output formats ColonSeparated, FullEWI, LetterQualifier
    and XML.
  * Provide a Perl-native implementation to index and extract tar files in
    parallel. (Closes: #968611)
  * Reduce visibility level of redundant-globbing-patterns to pedantic.
    (Closes: #967961)
  * Reset file_info for TeX Font Metric files incorrectly categorized as gzip.
    (Closes: #963589)
  * Replace python2 with python3 in debian/tests/control. (Closes: #936952)
  * Split bin/lintian-info into separate annotate-lintian-hints and
  * Drop Lintian version from tag URLs offered in "standalone" HTML mode.
  * Use Text::Glob to match globbing patterns to file names in
  * Remove IO::Async from Depends in debian/control and move to

  * Update tag description files:
    - Rename file extensions from *.desc to *.tag.
    - For friendlier field names, rename Info: to Explanation: and Ref: to
    - Use Text::Markdown::Discount to facilitate Markdown content.
    - Also decode HTML5 entities in plain output; add
      libhtml-html5-entities-perl to debian/control.
    - Replace underscores with the _ HTML5 entity.

  [ Chris Lamb ]
  * Don't emit patch-not-forwarded-upstream for README files under
    debian/patches. (Closes: #968845)
  * Update private/generate-tag-summary to reflect change of tag definition
    filename extension change from .desc → .tag.

  [ Dmitry Shachnev ]
  * Refresh data/files/fonts using refresh-fonts-data script.

 -- Chris Lamb <email address hidden>  Fri, 28 Aug 2020 12:29:46 +0100

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lintian: Debian package checker

 Lintian dissects Debian packages and reports bugs and policy violations. It
 contains automated checks for many aspects of Debian policy as well as some
 checks for common errors.
 This package is useful for all people who want to check Debian packages for
 compliance with Debian policy. Every Debian maintainer should check packages
 with this tool before uploading them to the archive.
 This version of Lintian is calibrated for Debian Policy version 4.5.0.