Monthly Archives: February 2012

Some sponsors are “evil and pedantic”

If you want to enable all Lintian tags, just remember the phrase: Some sponsors are “evil and pedantic” Or on the command-line: $ lintian -EvIL +pedantic … It works for Lintian 2.5.5 (and newer), which handles “pedantic” like other severities.  … Continue reading

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Python optimization and profiling

For the past 5 days, I have worked on replacing a part of Britney (our beloved testing migration tool).  The part I am trying replacing is her “installability tester”, which is probably one of the most used parts of Britney. … Continue reading

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