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I unknown-field-in-control

All reports of unknown-field-in-control for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

See the Policy Manual for a list of the possible fields in a binary package control file.

In udeb packages the fields pre-depends, conflicts, essential and suggests are disallowed, but they can contain the new fields subarchitecture and installer-menu-item.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 5.3 (Binary package control files – DEBIAN/control) for details.

Severity: info

Check: fields/unknown

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