Lintian Reports

I debian-watch-file-should-uversionmangle-not-dversionmangle

All reports of debian-watch-file-should-uversionmangle-not-dversionmangle for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The version of this package contains alpha, beta, or rc, but a misleading Debian version mangling occurs in the debian/watch file. You should use the uversionmangle option instead of dversionmangle so that the prerelease is sorted by uscan before a possible future final release.

Refer to for details.

Severity: wishlist, Certainty: certain

Check: debian/watch, Type: source

Emitted (non-overridden): 2, overridden: 0, total: 2

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

bip 0.9.0~rc3-1 (source) (Pierre-Louis Bonicoli <>)

multiwatch 1.0.0-rc1+really1.0.0-1 (source) (Jérémy Lal <>)