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Wdebian-watch-file-in-native-package

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 2.108.0 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/watch.

Visibility: warning

The package ships a watch file although it is a Debian native package. DEHS does not process watch files in native packages based on the reasoning that native packages do not have upstreams to check for new releases.

For more information please consult:

The following 17 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 17 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 6 overrides. The tag performed 65% of the time.