Lintian Reports

W transitional-package-should-be-oldlibs-optional

All reports of transitional-package-should-be-oldlibs-optional for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The package appears to be a transitional package, but it is not priority optional and in the oldlibs section.

Using oldlibs/optional assists package managers in handling the transition package correctly.

Refer to https://bugs.debian.org/645438 and Debian Developer's Reference section 6.7.7 (Make transition packages deborphan compliant) for details.

Severity: warning

Check: fields/section

This tag has not been emitted in any package tested by Lintian.