Lintian dissects Debian packages and tries to find bugs and policy violations. It contains automated checks for many aspects of Debian policy as well as some checks for common errors.

For more information, see the User Manual.

Auto-generated documentation of the Lintian Perl Library API can be found here.

Lintian is available in the Debian lintian package.

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Last updated: Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:45:15 +0000
Archive timestamp:Fri Mar 27 15:22:27 UTC 2015
Distribution: sid,experimental
Archive area: main, contrib, non-free
Architecture: i386,amd64
Maintainers: 2472 (+0)
Package groups: 24398 (+8)
Rescheduled groups: 2073 (-2019)
Source packages: 21931 (+5)
Binary packages: 36116 (+41)
μdeb packages: 212 (+0)
E Errors: 41995 (+10)
W Warnings: 220375 (+260)
I Info tags: 320125 (+223)
P Pedantic tags: 106649 (+85)
O Overridden tags: 122562 (+28)
X Experimental tags: 119674 (+28)
Lintian version: 2.5.30-163-g23f9dae

(The numbers in parentheses describe the changes since the last Lintian report, published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:19:45 +0000.)

Evolution of Lintian tags over the past 366 days:

History of Lintian
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