Lintian Reports (Beta Testing)

E files-excluded-without-copyright-format-1.0

The Files-Excluded field in debian/copyright is used to exclude files from upstream source packages such as when they violate the Debian Free Software Guidelines

However, this field will be ignored by uscan(1) if the copyright file is not declared as following the 1.0 format.

Please ensure your debian/copyright file starts with the following line:


Refer to the uscan(1) manual page for details.

Severity: error

Check: debian/copyright

These source packages in the archive trigger the tag.