Lintian Reports (Beta Testing)

W syntax-error-in-debian-changelog

While parsing the Debian changelog, a syntax error was found. If you have old changelog entries that don't follow the current syntax but that you want to keep as-is for the historical record, add the line:

Old Changelog:

with no leading whitespace before the legacy entries. This line and everything after it will be ignored.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 4.4 (Debian changelog: debian/changelog) for details.

Severity: warning

Check: debian/changelog

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