Lintian Reports

W no-section-field-for-source

All reports of no-section-field-for-source for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The package does not have a "Section:" field in the source package section of its control file. The Section field is required for source packages at the request of the Debian ftp-masters.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 5.2 (Source package control files – debian/control) for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: certain

Check: debian/control, Type: source

Emitted (non-overridden): 1, overridden: 0, total: 1

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.

vdk2-tutorial 1.1-3 (source) (Michael Vogt <>)