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Wmalformed-prompt-in-templates

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.68. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.108.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit a1e47cb. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/debconf.

Visibility: warning

The short description of a select, multiselect, string and password debconf template is a prompt and not a title. Avoid question style prompts ("IP Address?") in favour of "opened" prompts ("IP address:"). The use of colons is recommended.

If this template is only used internally by the package and not displayed to the user, put "for internal use" in the short description.

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The following 10 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 15 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 5 overrides. The tag performed 67% of the time.