The tag is present in Lintian version 2.113.26. 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 43a81d7. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check documentation.
Binary packages do not need to contain the instructions for building and installing the package as this info is not needed by package users. If the info contained is important for configuration perhaps it could be summarized in README.Debian, otherwise an override may be added.
For more information please consult:
- Debian Policy Manual section 12.3