Python eggs should not be installed, since the Debian package is supposed to do the required steps for installing the Python code.
The egg may contain pre-compiled Python bytecode or shared libraries.
For more information please consult:
- Documentation (Section 3.7) in the Debian Python Policy 0.12.0.0 documentation
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 ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check languages/python.