The tag is present in Lintian version 2.113.26. 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 43a81d7. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/symbolic-links.
This link goes up, and then back down into the same subdirectory. Making it shorter will improve its chances of finding the right file if the user's system has lots of symlinked directories.
If you use debhelper, running dh_link after creating the package structure will fix this problem for you.
For more information please consult:
- Debian Policy Manual section 10.5