The specified paragraph in the machine readable copyright file references all possible files but is not the first paragraph. For example:
Files: filea Copyright: 2009, ...
Files: * Copyright: 2010, ...
As the paragraphs is matched on a "last match wins" principle, all proceeding paragraphs are overridden.
For more information please consult:
The tag is present in Lintian version
That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit d219a5a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/copyright/dep5.