Lintian Reports

E description-contains-invalid-control-statement

All reports of description-contains-invalid-control-statement for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The description contains an invalid control statement.

A control statement is a line starting with a dot (.). The only control statement is defined by the policy is a single dot denoting an empty line.

The "empty-line" control statement does not permit any characters following it on the same line. Therefore, the line must consist entirely of a space followed by a dot.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 5.6.13 (Description) for details.

Severity: serious, Certainty: certain

Check: description, Type: binary, udeb

Evolution of the description-contains-invalid-control-statement Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the description-contains-invalid-control-statement tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 112, overridden: 0, total: 112

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.

archivemount 0.8.7-1+b1 (binary) (Chrysostomos Nanakos <>)

blktap-dkms 2.0.93-0.10 (binary) (Debian Xen Team <>)

golang-github-mcuadros-go-version-dev 0.0~git20161105.0.257f7b9-4 (binary) (Debian QA Group <>)

horst 5.0-2+b1 (binary) (Antoine Beaupré <>)

hpack 0.28.2-2+b1 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

ike-scan 1.9.4-2 (binary) (Debian Security Tools <>)

ion 3.2.1+dfsg-1.1 (binary) (Leo Iannacone <>)

ion-doc 3.2.1+dfsg-1.1 (binary) (Leo Iannacone <>)

libblktapctl0 2.0.90-4+b1 (binary) (Debian Xen Team <>)

libbytesize1 1.4-1 (binary) (Utopia Maintenance Team <>)

libcppdb-mysql0 0.3.1+dfsg-8 (binary) (Tobias Frost <>)

libcppdb-odbc0 0.3.1+dfsg-8 (binary) (Tobias Frost <>)

libcppdb-postgresql0 0.3.1+dfsg-8 (binary) (Tobias Frost <>)

libcppdb-sqlite3-0 0.3.1+dfsg-8 (binary) (Tobias Frost <>)

libcppdb0 0.3.1+dfsg-8 (binary) (Tobias Frost <>)

libdapl2 (binary) (Debian HPC Team <>)

libgeronimo-osgi-support-java 1.1-1 (binary) (Debian Java Maintainers <>)

libgeronimo-osgi-support-java-doc 1.1-1 (binary) (Debian Java Maintainers <>)

libghc-chart-dev 1.9-2+b1 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-cpphs-doc 1.20.8-3 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-hoauth2-dev 1.7.2-4+b1 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-hoauth2-doc 1.7.2-4 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-hoauth2-prof 1.7.2-4+b1 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-hpack-dev 0.28.2-2+b1 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-hpack-doc 0.28.2-2 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-hpack-prof 0.28.2-2+b1 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-nonce-dev 1.0.7-3+b2 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-nonce-doc 1.0.7-3 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-nonce-prof 1.0.7-3+b2 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-th-expand-syns-dev (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-th-expand-syns-doc (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-th-expand-syns-prof (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-th-reify-many-dev 0.1.8-4+b2 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-th-reify-many-doc 0.1.8-4 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libghc-th-reify-many-prof 0.1.8-4+b2 (binary) (Debian Haskell Group <>)

libion-dev 3.2.1+dfsg-1.1 (binary) (Leo Iannacone <>)

libion0 3.2.1+dfsg-1.1 (binary) (Leo Iannacone <>)

libjs-markdown-it-sub 1.0.0-2 (binary) (Debian Ruby Extras Maintainers <>)

libjs-markdown-it-sup 1.0.0-2 (binary) (Debian Ruby Extras Maintainers <>)

libpentaho-reporting-flow-engine-java-doc 0.9.4-5 (binary) (Debian Java Maintainers <>)

libvhd0 2.0.90-4+b1 (binary) (Debian Xen Team <>)

libxvidcore-dev 2:1.3.5-1 (binary) (Debian Multimedia Maintainers <>)

mpris-remote 0.0~1.gpb7c7f5c6-1.1 (binary) (Ulrich Dangel <>)

myrepos 1.20180726 (binary) (Richard Hartmann <>)

nagios-plugins-contrib 22.20181105+1 (binary) (Debian Nagios Maintainer Group <>)

ninja-ide 2.3-2 (binary) (David Paleino <>)

python-lasagne 0.1+git20180322.37ca134-1 (binary) (Debian Science Team <>)

python-odoorpc 0.5.1-1 (binary) (Debian Python Modules Team <>)

python-odoorpc-doc 0.5.1-1 (binary) (Debian Python Modules Team <>)

python-pygerrit2 2.0.4-1 (binary) (Debian Python Modules Team <>)

python-restless-doc 2.1.1-1 (binary) (Debian Python Modules Team <>)

python3-bytesize 1.4-1 (binary) (Utopia Maintenance Team <>)

python3-ghost 0.2.3-1 (binary) (Debian Python Modules Team <>)

python3-jpy 0.9.0-2 (binary) (Debian Python Modules Team <>)

python3-odoorpc 0.5.1-1 (binary) (Debian Python Modules Team <>)

python3-restless 2.1.1-1 (binary) (Debian Python Modules Team <>)

ruby-prawn-doc 2.1.0+dfsg-1 (binary) (Debian Ruby Extras Maintainers <>)

squid-deb-proxy 0.8.14+nmu1 (binary) (Michael Vogt <>)