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Wextended-description-line-too-long

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.244. That is the most recent version we know about.

One or more lines in the extended part of the "Description:" field have been found to contain more than 80 characters. For the benefit of users of 80x25 terminals, it is recommended that the lines do not exceed 80 characters.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 3.4.1 for details.

Visibility: warning

Check: fields/description

The following 54 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 69 times.

We found 5 overrides. The tag performed 93% of the time.