Lintian Reports (Beta Testing)

W no-section-field

The package does not have a "Section:" field in its control file.

The field is mandatory for source packages and optional for binary packages, which use the source package's value as default is nothing else is specified.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 5.3 (Binary package control files – DEBIAN/control) for details.

Severity: warning

Check: fields/section

These source packages in the archive trigger the tag.