Lintian Reports

W essential-no-not-needed

All reports of essential-no-not-needed for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

Having "Essential: no" is the same as not having the field at all, so it just makes the Packages file longer with no benefit.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 5.6.9 (Essential) for details.

Severity: warning

Check: fields/essential

This tag has not been emitted in any package tested by Lintian.