Lintian Reports

E description-starts-with-package-name

All reports of description-starts-with-package-name for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The first line of the "Description:" should not start with the package name. For example, the package foo should not have a description like this: "foo is a program that...".

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 3.4.1 (The single line synopsis) for details.

Severity: important, Certainty: certain

Check: description, Type: binary, udeb

Evolution of the description-starts-with-package-name Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the description-starts-with-package-name tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 13, overridden: 17, total: 30

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.

2to3 3.6.5-5 (binary)

2to3 3.6.5-3 (binary)

anna 1.67 (udeb)

autofdo 0.18-1 (binary) overridden

base58 1.0.0-1 (binary) overridden

bluetooth 5.49-4 (binary) overridden

cernlib 20061220+dfsg3-4.3 (binary) overridden

dracut 047+31-2 (binary)

gpac 0.5.2-426-gc5ad4e4+dfsg5-4 (binary) overridden

intercal 30:0.30-2 (binary)

jhove 1.20.1-3 (binary)

nim 0.18.0-2 (binary) overridden

perl6 6.c-1 (binary)

pulseaudio 12.0-1 (binary) overridden

scala 2.11.12-2 (binary) overridden

snmp 5.7.3+dfsg-3 (binary) overridden

spark 2012.0.deb-11+b3 (binary) overridden

tint 0.04+nmu1+b3 (binary)

umegaya 1.0 (binary) overridden

xwayland 2:1.20.0-2 (binary)