Lintian Reports

E depends-on-metapackage

All reports of depends-on-metapackage for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

This package is one of the packages that Lintian believes is a metapackage: a package that exists for the convenience of users or installers to install a set of related packages. Packages that are not themselves metapackages must not depend on metapackages, since this may prevent the user from removing portions of the package set they don't need.

Severity: important, Certainty: possible

Check: fields, Type: binary, udeb, source

Evolution of the depends-on-metapackage Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the depends-on-metapackage tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 0, overridden: 6, total: 6

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

education-desktop-other 1.927 (binary) overridden

xorgxrdp 0.9.1-9 (binary) overridden

xorgxrdp 0.9.2~20170325-1~exp1 (binary) overridden