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malformed-debian-changelog-version

The version string in the latest changelog entry was not parsed correctly. Usually, that means it does not conform to policy.

For more information please consult:

  • Version (Section 5.6.12) in the Debian Policy Manual

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 fac7222. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/changelog.

Visibility: error

The following 20 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 20 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 2 overrides. The tag performed 90% of the time.