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Edescription-starts-with-package-name

Tag versions

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.245. That is the most recent version we know about.

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 for details.

Visibility: error

Check: fields/description

The following 16 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 16 times.

We found 11 overrides. The tag performed 31% of the time.