The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.55. 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 8053610. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/shlibs.
The forms "<" and ">" mean "<=" and ">=", not "<<" and ">>" as one might expect. For that reason these forms are obsolete, and should not be used in new packages. Use the longer forms instead.
For more information please consult:
- Syntax of relationship fields (Section 7.1) in the Debian Policy Manual