[pkg-php-pear] Bug#939698: lintian: warning about pkg-php-tools versioned dependency conflicts with cme suggestion

Antonio Ospite ao2 at ao2.it
Sat Sep 7 22:00:35 BST 2019

Package: lintian
Version: 2.20.0
Severity: wishlist

Dear Maintainer,

one of my packages build-depends on pkg-php-tools, and I used to have
that as a versioned dependency, as suggested by this lintian warning:

W: tweeper source: pear-package-feature-requires-newer-pkg-php-tools (>= 1.7~) for Composer package support

However I found out that running `cme check dpkg` on said package
suggests to remove the versioned dependency because it has become

Warning in 'control source Build-Depends:1': unnecessary greater-than versioned dependency: pkg-php-tools (>= 1.7~). Debian has oldoldstable -> 1.28; oldstable -> 1.35; stable -> 1.37; unstable -> 1.37; testing -> 1.37;
Offending value: 'pkg-php-tools (>= 1.7~)'

So maybe the lintian warning has become outdated?

A comment from the Debian PHP maintainer would be useful to sort this
out and decide whether to drop the warning from lintian.

CCing: Debian PHP PEAR Maintainers <pkg-php-pear at lists.alioth.debian.org>


-- System Information:
Debian Release: bullseye/sid
  APT prefers unstable-debug
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable-debug'), (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 5.2.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=it_IT.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=it_IT.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=it_IT.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

Versions of packages lintian depends on:
ii  binutils           
ii  bzip2                        1.0.8-2
ii  diffstat                     1.62-1+b1
ii  dpkg                         1.19.7
ii  dpkg-dev                     1.19.7
ii  file                         1:5.37-5
ii  gettext            
ii  gpg                          2.2.17-3
ii  intltool-debian              0.35.0+20060710.5
ii  libapt-pkg-perl              0.1.36+b1
ii  libarchive-zip-perl          1.64-1
ii  libcapture-tiny-perl         0.48-1
ii  libcgi-pm-perl               4.44-1
ii  libclass-accessor-perl       0.51-1
ii  libclone-perl                0.41-1+b1
ii  libdpkg-perl                 1.19.7
ii  libemail-valid-perl          1.202-1
ii  libfile-basedir-perl         0.08-1
ii  libfile-find-rule-perl       0.34-1
ii  libio-async-loop-epoll-perl  0.20-1
ii  libio-async-perl             0.74-1
ii  libipc-run-perl              20180523.0-1
ii  liblist-compare-perl         0.53-1
ii  liblist-moreutils-perl       0.416-1+b4
ii  libmoo-perl                  2.003004-2
ii  libpath-tiny-perl            0.108-1
ii  libtext-levenshtein-perl     0.13-1
ii  libtimedate-perl             2.3000-2
ii  libtry-tiny-perl             0.30-1
ii  libtype-tiny-perl            1.004004-1
ii  liburi-perl                  1.76-1
ii  libxml-simple-perl           2.25-1
ii  libyaml-libyaml-perl         0.80+repack-1
ii  man-db                       2.8.7-3
ii  patchutils                   0.3.4-2+b1
ii  perl [libdigest-sha-perl]    5.28.1-6
ii  t1utils                      1.41-3
ii  xz-utils                     5.2.4-1+b1

Versions of packages lintian recommends:
ii  libperlio-gzip-perl  0.19-1+b5

Versions of packages lintian suggests:
pn  binutils-multiarch     <none>
ii  libhtml-parser-perl    3.72-3+b3
ii  libtext-template-perl  1.55-1

-- no debconf information
Antonio Ospite

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