A Debian package that provides a
directory must install a changelog file.
For native packages the best name is
For non-native packages the best name is
This tag may also be emitted when the changelog exists but does not otherwise resemble a Debian changelog.
For more information please consult:
- Changelog files and release notes (Section 12.7) 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 ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/changelog.