The upstream version in the debian changelog contains one or more hyphens. While that is okay according to Debian Policy, some tools may croak.
For more information please consult:
- Version (Section 5.6.12) in the Debian Policy Manual
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 8ab6976. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/changelog.