The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.55. 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 8053610. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check fields/essential.
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.
For more information please consult:
- Essential packages (Section 3.8) in the Debian Policy Manual