W extended-description-line-too-long

All reports of extended-description-line-too-long for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

One or more lines in the extended part of the "Description:" field have been found to contain more than 80 characters. For the benefit of users of 80x25 terminals, it is recommended that the lines do not exceed 80 characters.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 3.4.1 (The single line synopsis) for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: certain

Check: description, Type: binary, udeb

Evolution of the extended-description-line-too-long Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

History of extended-description-line-too-long

Emitted (non-overridden): 63, overridden: 3, total: 66

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bppsuite 0.8.0-1+build1 (binary)


dbmix 0.9.8-6.3 (binary)


devscripts 2.14.1 (binary)


dlocate 1.02+nmu3 (binary)


fusionforge-plugin-admssw 5.3~rc4+20140324-1 (binary)


gedit-plugins 3.10.1-1 (binary)


gir1.2-gst-plugins-base-0.10 0.10.36-1.1 (binary)


gir1.2-gst-plugins-base-1.0 1.2.3-1 (binary)


libexperimental-perl 0.006-1 (binary) overridden


libexporter-autoclean-perl 0.01-1 (binary)


libfile-desktopentry-perl 0.07-1 (binary) overridden


libgeo-google-mapobject-perl 0.06-1 (binary) overridden


libgettext-activerecord-ruby 2.1.0-5 (binary)


libgettext-activerecord-ruby-common 2.1.0-5 (binary)


libgettext-activerecord-ruby1.8 2.1.0-5 (binary)


libgettext-activerecord-ruby1.9.1 2.1.0-5 (binary)


libghc-acid-state-doc 0.12.1-1 (binary)


libghc-acid-state-prof 0.12.1-1 (binary)


libghc-happstack-doc 7.0.1-2 (binary)


libghc-libzip-dev 0.11.1-1 (binary)


libghc-libzip-doc 0.11.1-1 (binary)


libghc-libzip-prof 0.11.1-1 (binary)


libmono-system-reactive-platformservices2.1-cil 3.0.6+dfsg2-12 (binary)


libmono-system-reactive-platformservices2.2-cil 3.2.8+dfsg-4 (binary)


libmono-system-reactive-runtime-remoting2.1-cil 3.0.6+dfsg2-12 (binary)


libmono-system-reactive-runtime-remoting2.2-cil 3.2.8+dfsg-4 (binary)


libmono-system-reactive-windows-threading2.1-cil 3.0.6+dfsg2-12 (binary)


libmono-system-reactive-windows-threading2.2-cil 3.2.8+dfsg-4 (binary)


libmono-system-web-applicationservices4.0-cil 3.0.6+dfsg2-12 (binary)


libmono-system-web-applicationservices4.0-cil 3.2.8+dfsg-4 (binary)


libreoffice 1:4.2.3~rc3-1 (binary)


libreoffice-presentation-minimizer 1:4.2.3~rc3-1 (binary)


mbrola-br1 2.021-1 (binary)


mbrola-br3 2.021-2 (binary)


mbrola-mx2 0.1-1 (binary)


mbrola-pt1 1.0-2 (binary)


mbrola-us3 0.1-1 (binary)


mbrola-vz1 2-1 (binary)


mono-runtime-common 3.2.8+dfsg-4 (binary)


postgresql-hll 2.7-2 (binary)


python-sphinx-paramlinks 0.2.2-1 (binary)


python3-sphinx-paramlinks 0.2.2-1 (binary)


qemu-system-misc 2.0.0~rc1+dfsg-1exp (binary)


qemu-system-misc 2.0.0+dfsg-2 (binary)


ruby-docile 1.1.1-1 (binary)


salome-paravis 6.5.0-3 (binary)


scid-rating-data 200901-2 (binary)