The watch file specifies an upstream version number which matches
the upstream portion of an old
debian/changelog entry, and the
debian/changelog entry specifies a newer upstream
version. The version number in the watch file is very likely to be
incorrect and probably should be replaced with the current expected
upstream version. Otherwise, DEHS and similar projects will think the
package is out of date even when it may not be.
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 23f836f. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/watch.