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LINTIAN-BRUSH(5) File Formats Manual LINTIAN-BRUSH(5)

NAME

lintian-brush.conf - per-package configuration for lintian-brush

DESCRIPTION

A lintian-brush per-package configuration file contains of a series of single key/value pairs.

The hash sign “#”) is used as a comment character. Any text after the comment character to the end of the line is ignored.

VARIABLES

compat-release = RELEASE
compat-release specifies the oldest release that the package aims to be compatible with. lintian-brush will not make any changes that require packages not present in this release.
The default compat release is "stable".

allow-reformatting = True|False
If allow-reformatting is enabled, lintian-brush will make changes to debian files in a way that does not necessarily preserve existing formatting.
If disabled, lintian-brush will not run any fixers that can not preserve formatting.

update-changelog = True|False
The update-changelog setting determines whether new lines in the changelog will be added for the changes that lintian-brush has made to the package.
By default, lintian-brush will automatically determine whether the changelog should be updated.
You may want to set this to False if you are using "gbp dch" to generate your changelog entries.

SEE ALSO

lintian-brush(1), lintian(1)

AUTHORS

Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer@debian.org>
October 2018 lintian-brush 0.1