Lintian Reports (Beta Testing)

I pear-package-not-using-substvar

The package is a PEAR package but its control file doesn't have ${phppear:summary} or ${phppear:description} in its description fields.

Those substitution variables should only be used if the description included in PEAR package is of sufficient quality and respect Debian packaging best practices.

Refer to for details.

Severity: info

Check: languages/php/pear

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