Commit ab184a17 authored by Chris Lamb's avatar Chris Lamb 💬

Tidy package long description.

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funny-manpages (<< 1.3-5.1), funny-manpages (<< 1.3-5.1),
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Description: Debian package checker Description: Debian package checker
Lintian dissects Debian packages and reports bugs and policy Lintian dissects Debian packages and reports bugs and policy violations. It
violations. It contains automated checks for many aspects of Debian contains automated checks for many aspects of Debian policy as well as some
policy as well as some checks for common errors. checks for common errors.
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It uses an archive directory, called a "laboratory", in which it stores This package is useful for all people who want to check Debian packages for
information about the packages it examines. It can keep this compliance with Debian policy. Every Debian maintainer should check packages
information between multiple invocations in order to avoid repeating with this tool before uploading them to the archive.
expensive data-collection operations. This makes it possible to check the
complete Debian archive for bugs, in a reasonable time.
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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.
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This version of Lintian is calibrated for policy version 4.3.0. This version of Lintian is calibrated for policy version 4.3.0.
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