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required-field

The named field is required by policy but not present in the package's primary control file.

For more information please consult:

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 2.112.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 25e9483. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check fields/required.

Visibility: error

Renamed from:
  • package-has-no-description
  • no-version-field
  • no-standards-version-field
  • no-package-name
  • no-description-in-changes-file
  • no-architecture-field
  • no-maintainer-field

The following 11 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 22 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.