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Idebian-news-entry-uses-asterisk

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.68. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 1af554a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/changelog.

Visibility: info

The latest entry in NEWS.Debian appears to use asterisks to present changes in a bulleted list, similar to the normal changelog syntax. The Debian Developer's Reference recommends using regular paragraphs in NEWS.Debian rather than a bulleted list.

For more information please consult:

The following 136 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 136 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 2 overrides. The tag performed 99% of the time.