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Wextended-description-line-too-long

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 2.108.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit a1e47cb. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check fields/description.

Visibility: warning

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.

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The following 56 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 75 times (in any Lintian version).

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