Lintian Reports (Beta Testing)

E debian-watch-file-uses-deprecated-githubredir

The watch file specifies a githubredir.debian.net URL, which is deprecated Instead, use direct links to the tags page:

version=3 https://github.com/<user>/<project>/tags .*/(.*)\.tar\.gz

replacing <user> and <project> with the Github username and project respectively.

Refer to https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2014/10/msg00000.html for details.

Severity: error

Check: debian/watch

These source packages in the archive trigger the tag.