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Efield-too-long

Tag versions

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.232. That is the most recent version we know about.

The length of the specified field is too long.

Overly-long fields not only can break some tools tools (eg. reprepro(1)) they can waste space as they are shipped to all users.

Please reduce the number of characters.

Refer to Bug#942493 for details.

Visibility: error

Check: fields/length

The following 18 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 23 times.

We found 3 overrides. The tag performed 87% of the time.