The package contains files in the listed directory, but does not contain the actual directory itself. Some tools do not cope very well with this case. Notably Lintian prior to 2.5.32 would crash on such packages.
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 ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/missing.