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E doc-base-file-unknown-field

The doc-base control file contains field which is either unknown or not valid for the section where was found. Possible reasons for this error are: a typo in field name, missing empty line between control file sections, or an extra empty line separating sections.

For more information please consult:

  • Debian doc-base Manual section 2.3.2.1
  • Debian doc-base Manual section 2.3.2.2

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. 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 menus.

Visibility: error

The following 4 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 15 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.