The tag is present in Lintian version 2.109.24. That is the most recent version we know about.
The given control file uses
CRLF as line terminator
instead of the traditional UNIX
LF terminator. Since some
tools were only designed with the UNIX end-of-line terminators in mind,
it is possible that they misbehave or lead to unexpected results.
Running the following command against the given file removes any
CR character in the file:
sed -i 's/\r//g' path/to/file