The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.55. That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 8053610. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check fields/package-type.
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.
For more information please consult:
- Package-Type (Section 5.6.28) in the Debian Policy Manual