Lintian Reports

E menu-item-creates-new-root-section

All reports of menu-item-creates-new-root-section for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The menu item has a line that specifies a new section to put a menu entry in, and this section appears right in the root menu. This is almost certainly an error. No new sections should be added to the root menu without discussion with the author of menu.

Severity: important, Certainty: certain

Check: menu-format, Type: binary

Evolution of the menu-item-creates-new-root-section Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the menu-item-creates-new-root-section tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 2, overridden: 0, total: 2

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kterm 6.2.0-46.2+b1 (binary)