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maintainer-script-supports-ancient-package-version

The named maintainer script appears to look for a package version that is older than the current oldstable release.

Please remove the check for that version. Such upgrades are not supported.

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 3410a22. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check maintainer-scripts/ancient-version.

This tag is experimental.

Visibility: info

The following 310 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 502 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 10 overrides. The tag performed 98% of the time.