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Edescription-starts-with-package-name

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.113.26. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.113.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 43a81d7. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check fields/description.

Visibility: error

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...".

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The following 18 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 18 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 14 overrides. The tag performed 22% of the time.