Lintian ReportsBETA

rc-version-greater-than-expected-version

The package appears to be a release candidate or preview release, but the version sorts higher than the expected final release.

For non-native packages, the check examines the upstream version. For native packages, it looks at the Debian maintainer's revision.

For more information please consult:

  • Version (Section 5.6.12) 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 ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/changelog.

Visibility: warning

The following 11 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 11 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 5 overrides. The tag performed 55% of the time.