The package contains a channel.xml file but doesn't build-depend on pkg-php-tools.
pkg-php-tools is the recommended tool for building PEAR and PECL packages. For more information, install it and read the included README.PEAR.
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 8ab6976. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check languages/php/pear.