[Pkg-rust-maintainers] rust-lazy-static-1_1.0.1-1_amd64.changes REJECTED

Chris Lamb lamby at debian.org
Sat Jun 9 08:48:08 BST 2018

Hi all,

> > Rather than changing the auto-reject, we should fix Lintian to make an
> > exception for this file.  The attached patch to lintian should fix that.
> I don't like such exceptions and it's one of these workarounds people carry
> along for years and then forget until they cause weird side-effects.

Indeed, although we /can/ make the exceptions far clearer by using a
file under the data/* directory. Please can you clone this bug into
src:lintian? I should be around later to get it into sid so you are
not delayed too much.

> Is there a particular reason why the crates contain files with an invalid
> timestamp?

(I, too, would like to know this. Reproducibility?)


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