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Wdesktop-entry-lacks-main-category

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 menu-format.

Visibility: warning

The categories for this desktop entry do not contain any Main Categories, only Additional Categories. Additional Categories should only be used on conjunction with one or more Main Categories.

The desktop-file-validate tool in the desktop-file-utils package is useful for checking the syntax of desktop entries.

For more information please consult:

The following 15 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 34 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 24 overrides. The tag performed 29% of the time.