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Echangelog-file-not-compressed

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.244. That is the most recent version we know about.

Changelog files should be compressed using "gzip -9". Even if they start out small, they will become large with time.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 12.7 for details.

Visibility: error

Check: debian/changelog

The following 80 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 80 times.

We found 1 overrides. The tag performed 99% of the time.