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Wdebian-changelog-has-wrong-day-of-week

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.113.26. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.113.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 43a81d7. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/changelog.

Visibility: warning

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The date in the changelog entry is not consistent with the actual day of that week. Either the date is wrong or the day of week is wrong.

To avoid problems like this, consider using a tool like dch(1) or date(1) to generate the date. Example:

$ date -R -ud '2013-11-05 23:59:59' Tue, 05 Nov 2013 23:59:59 +0000

The following 15 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 15 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.