Lintian ReportsBETA

debian-control-has-unusual-field-spacing

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.

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The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.108.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit a1e47cb. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/control.

Visibility: pedantic

The following 176 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 215 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.