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
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 ca97c3a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check fields/essential.