The maintainer script calls
<alternative> foo or
This makes it impossible to distinguish between an alternative that's manually set because the user set it and one that's manually set because the package set it.
For more information please consult:
- the update-alternatives(8) manual page
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 ca97c3a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check scripts.