The named text file does not end with a newline.
Git considers it a whitespace error. Emacs will offer to add it. It is usually a good idea to do so.
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 f5107b6. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/trailing-whitespace.