Lintian Reports

W homepage-for-cpan-package-contains-version

All reports of homepage-for-cpan-package-contains-version for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The Homepage field for this package points to CPAN and the URL includes the version. It's better to link to the unversioned CPAN page so that the URL doesn't have to be updated for each new release. For example, use:

      http://search.cpan.org/dist/HTML-Template/
    

or

      https://metacpan.org/release/HTML-Template/
    

not:

      http://search.cpan.org/~samtregar/HTML-Template-2.9/
    

Severity: minor, Certainty: certain

Check: fields, Type: binary, udeb, source

Evolution of the homepage-for-cpan-package-contains-version Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the homepage-for-cpan-package-contains-version tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 2, overridden: 3, total: 5

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

libcarp-fix-1-25-perl 1.000001-2 (source)

libcarp-fix-1-25-perl 1.000001-2 (binary)

libposix-2008-perl 0.04-1 (source) overridden

libposix-2008-perl 0.04-1+b4 (binary) overridden