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E description-contains-invalid-control-statement

All reports of description-contains-invalid-control-statement for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The description contains an invalid control statement.

A control statement is a line starting with a dot (.). The only control statement is defined by the policy is a single dot denoting an empty line.

The "empty-line" control statement does not permit any characters following it on the same line. Therefore, the line must consist entirely of a space followed by a dot.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 5.6.13 (Description) for details.

Severity: error

Check: fields/description

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