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E field-too-long

All reports of field-too-long for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

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 for details.

Severity: important, Certainty: certain

Check: fields/length, Type: binary, udeb, source

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