Lintian Reports

E new-essential-package

All reports of new-essential-package for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

This package has the Essential flag set. New Essential packages are sufficiently rare that it seems worth warning about. They should be discussed on debian-devel first.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 3.8 (Essential packages) for details.

Severity: important, Certainty: possible

Check: fields, Type: binary, udeb, source

Evolution of the new-essential-package Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the new-essential-package tag

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

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

e2fsprogs 1.43.7-1 (binary)