Lintian Reports

W no-section-field-for-source

All reports of no-section-field-for-source for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The package does not have a "Section:" field in the source package section of its control file. The Section field is required for source packages at the request of the Debian ftp-masters.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 5.2 (Source package control files – debian/control) for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: certain

Check: debian/control, Type: source

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