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doc-base-file-unknown-field

The doc-base control file contains a field that is either unknown or invalid in the section in which it appears.

Possible reasons are a typo in field name, a missing empty line between sections in the <doc-base> control file, or an extra empty line between sections.

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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 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit fd97859. 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.