The Debian diff or native package contains files in a .git
directory. These are usually artifacts of the revision control system
used by the Debian maintainer and not useful in a diff or native package.
dpkg-source will automatically exclude these if it is passed
-i for native and non-native packages respectively.
For more information please consult:
- the dpkg-source(1) manual page
The tag is present in Lintian version
That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit fd97859. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check cruft.