The given maintainer script appears to use
get information from the user. Prompting in maintainer scripts must be done
by communicating through a utility that conforms to the Debian configuration
management specification, version 2 or higher. The
program is a popular choice.
With this tag, there is a potential for false positives. For example,
read could be used in a block with redirection, in a function
in a pipe, or when standard input is provided in an unusual way.
For more information please consult:
- Prompting in maintainer scripts (Section 3.9.1) 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 3410a22. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check scripts.