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Eappstream-metadata-legacy-format

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The tag is present in Lintian version 2.108.13. That is the most recent version we know about.

The AppStream metadata contains the obsolete root node <application>. It was used in a a legacy format. The application metadata for your package should follow the new format described on freedesktop.org.

You can validate draft formats with 'appstreamcli validate'.

Please refer to https://wiki.debian.org/AppStream/Guidelines and https://www.freedesktop.org/software/appstream/docs/chap-Metadata.html#sect-Metadata-GenericComponent for details.

Visibility: error

Check: appstream-metadata

The following 21 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 21 times.

We found 1 overrides. The tag performed 95% of the time.