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I debian-watch-uses-insecure-uri

The watch file uses an unencrypted transport protocol for the URI such as http:// or ftp://. It is recommended to use a secure transport such as HTTPS for anonymous read-only access.

Upstream may already provide a HTTPS variant of the URI. If not, please contact them and ask them to consider adding one.

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 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/watch.

Visibility: info

The following 3491 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 3526 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 18 overrides. The tag performed 99% of the time.