Lintian Reports

W explicit-default-in-package-type

All reports of explicit-default-in-package-type for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

Having Package-Type: deb is the same as not having the field at all, so it makes the Packages file longer with no benefit. Policy also discourages it.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 5.6.28 (Package-Type) for details.

Severity: warning

Check: fields/package-type

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