Monthly Archives: July 2012

Lintian-NG – Accessing Lintian’s collection data with 90 lines

$ LINTIAN_ROOT=. perl lintian-ng ../lintian_2.5.10.dsc Successfully unpacked 1 packages Did you know that source:lintian/2.5.10 contains 3745 files or/and directories (excl. root dir) This useless information was brought to you by Lintian-NG $ git describe 2.5.10-61-g7670427 $ wc -l lintian-ng 90 … Continue reading

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Performance bottlenecks in Lintian

Thanks to a heads up from Bastian Blank, I learned that Lintian 2.5.7 and 2.5.8 were horribly slow on the Linux binaries.  Bastian had already identified the issue and 2.5.9 fixed the performance regression. But in light of that, I … Continue reading

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