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
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 debian/changelog.