Lintian Reports

I dpatch-missing-description

All reports of dpatch-missing-description for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

dpatch files should carry a description of the included patch. Description lines start with "## DP:".

As well as a description of the purpose and function of the patch, the description should ideally contain author information, a URL for the bug report (if any), Debian or upstream bugs fixed by it, upstream status, the Debian version and date the patch was first included, and any other information that would be useful if someone were investigating the patch and underlying problem. Please consider using the DEP 3 format for this information.

Refer to for details.

Severity: wishlist, Certainty: certain

Check: patch-systems, Type: source

Evolution of the dpatch-missing-description Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the dpatch-missing-description tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 41, overridden: 0, total: 41

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

check-mk 1.4.0p9-1 (source) (Debian Nagios Maintainer Group <>)

check-mk 1.2.8p26-1 (source) (Debian Nagios Maintainer Group <>)

docbook2odf 0.244-1.1 (source) (Alexander Wirt <>)

elscreen 1.4.6-5.2 (source) (Masayuki Hatta <>)

ibam 1:0.5.2-2.1 (source) (Martin Wuertele <>)

ippl 1.4.14-12.2 (source) (Marc Haber <>)

libdumbnet 1.12-8 (source) (Debian QA Group <>)

libmdsp 0.11-10 (source) (Debian VDR Team <>)

myspell 1:3.0+pre3.1-24.2 (source) (Debian LibreOffice Maintainers <>)

python-pychart 1.39-7.1 (source) (Santiago Ruano Rincón <>)

qmc 0.94-3.1 (source) (Rene Engelhard <>)

redet 8.26-1.3 (source) (Bartosz Fenski <>)

scim-canna 1.0.0-4.3 (source) (Ikuya Awashiro <>)

scim-skk 0.5.2-7.2 (source) (Ikuya Awashiro <>)

synaptic 0.84.5 (source) (Michael Vogt <>)

tcm 2.20+TSQD-5 (source) (Debian QA Group <>)

txt2regex 0.8-5 (source) (Rene Engelhard <>)

uisp 20050207-4.2 (source) (Margarita Manterola <>)

xaw3d 1.5+E-18.3 (source) (Francesco Paolo Lovergine <>)