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possible-unindented-list-in-extended-description

The package "Description:" contains an unindented line which starts with a dash (-) or asterisk (*). If this was meant to be a list of items these lines need to be indented (dselect would word-wrap these lines otherwise).

For more information please consult:

  • Description (Section 5.6.13) in the Debian Policy Manual

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit c1c05b0. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check fields/description.

Visibility: warning

The following 21 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 35 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 3 overrides. The tag performed 91% of the time.