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The package declares a build-depends on a build essential package without using a versioned depends. Packages do not have to depend on any package included in build-essential. It is the responsibility of anyone building packages to have all build-essential packages installed. The only reason for an explicit dependency on a package included in build-essential is if a particular version of that package is required, in which case the dependency should include the version.

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The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.111.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ce6249d. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check fields/package-relations.

Visibility: error

Renamed from:
  • depends-on-build-essential-package-without-using-version

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