A patch stored in
debian/patches/ modifies or creates files
debian folder, but that folder is already under the
maintainer's exclusive control.
It may be more appropriate to patch or create files in the upstream
directory hierarchy, but often it is easier to place a copy in the
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 debian/patches/quilt.