debian/rules file for this package uses the
-Wl,--as-needed linker flag.
The bullseye toolchain defaults to linking with
therefore it should no longer be necessary to inject this into the
However, it is not safe to make this change if the package will target the buster distribution such as via backports to the buster-bpo / stable-bpo distribution or, during the bookworm cycle itself, the oldstable-bpo distribution.
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 ca97c3a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/rules.
This tag is experimental.