Commit e192a0e2 authored by Chris Lamb's avatar Chris Lamb 💬

Release lintian/2.16.0 into unstable.

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lintian (2.15.0+git) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
lintian (2.16.0) unstable; urgency=medium
The "post-buster" release.
-- Chris Lamb <> Sun, 26 May 2019 15:32:47 +0100
* Summary of tag changes:
+ Added:
- bin-sbin-mismatch
- command-in-sbin-has-manpage-in-incorrect-section
- directory-in-etc-sv-directory-without-executable-run-script
- package-supports-alternative-init-but-no-init.d-script
[ Chris Lamb ]
* Add 4.4.0 as a known Standards-Version.
* Post-buster changes:
- Reflect the release, updating dates (etc.) of "oldstable" and so on.
- Bump the recommended debhelper level to 12 (see #918809).
- Bump the old and ancient version numbers for Python 3 checks (see
- Drop the deprecated --fail-on-warnings option to help towards fixing
Debian bug #709932.
- Upgrade package-uses-vendor-specific-patch-series to "E:" level
severity (see #904302).
* Warn about files referencing /usr/bin/foo if the binary is actually
installed under /usr/sbin/foo. (Closes: #930702)
* Check that a package that ships a /etc/sv/foo directory then
/etc/sv/foo/run exists and is executable. (Closes: #931426)
* Support suppress-tags-from-file in Lintian configuration file.
(Closes: #930700)
* Don't emit pkg-js-tools-test-is-missing if the "dh" invocation uses
variables in its arguments. (Closes: #928283)
* Fix "mistake||correction" delimiter for a number of entries in
data/spelling/corrections-case. (Closes: #931446)
* Disable the duplicate word checker when analysing patch files.
(Closes: #931183)
* Override dh_dwz in a binaries-general test to avoid testsuite hanging.
(Closes: #931632)
* Don't emit latest-debian-changelog-entry-without-new-version for
uploads to (eg.) buster-security to avoid false-positives when
performing "no-change" uploads with a ~debXuY suffix.
[ Felix Lechner ]
* Bump the minimum perltidy version required to avoid test failures.
* Add runtime dependency on liblist-compare-perl.
* Reduce the complexity of code in Lintian::Unpacker.
[ Dmitry Bogatov ]
* Check for commands in /sbin or /usr/sbin with manpages in the
incorrect section. (Closes: #570998)
[ Adam D. Barratt ]
* Lintian::Reporting::Util: Add missing import of Exporter::import.
[ Axel Beckert ]
* Fix typo in description of debian-watch-does-not-check-gpg-signature.
-- Chris Lamb <> Mon, 08 Jul 2019 01:24:09 +0000
lintian (2.15.0) unstable; urgency=medium
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