Lintian Reports

P debian-control-has-unusual-field-spacing

All reports of debian-control-has-unusual-field-spacing for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The field on this line of debian/control has whitespace other than a single space after the colon. This is explicitly permitted in the syntax of Debian control files, but as Policy says, it is conventional to put a single space after the colon.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 5.1 (Syntax of control files) for details.

Severity: pedantic

Check: debian/control

Emitted (non-overridden): 2, overridden: 0, total: 2

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

dltlyse 1.1-1.1 (source) (Aigars Mahinovs <>)

exodusii 6.02.dfsg.1-8 (source) (Alastair McKinstry <>)