Lintian Reports

W syntax-error-in-debian-changelog

All reports of syntax-error-in-debian-changelog for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

While parsing the Debian changelog, a syntax error was found. If you have old changelog entries that don't follow the current syntax but that you want to keep as-is for the historical record, add the line:

      Old Changelog:

with no leading whitespace before the legacy entries. This line and everything after it will be ignored.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 4.4 (Debian changelog: debian/changelog) for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: possible

Check: changelog-file, Type: binary

Evolution of the syntax-error-in-debian-changelog Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the syntax-error-in-debian-changelog tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 273, overridden: 11, total: 284

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

apsfilter 7.2.6-2 (binary) (Debian QA Group <>)

beav 1:1.40-18+b3 (binary) (Sam Hocevar (Debian packages) <>)

binstats 1.08-8.2 (binary) (Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pen~a <>)

bonnie++ 1.98 (binary) (Russell Coker <>)

cfingerd 1.4.3-3.2+b1 (binary) (Martin Schulze <>)

cgilib 0.6-1.1 (binary) (Martin Schulze <>)

cgoban 1.9.14-18+b1 (binary) (Martin A. Godisch <>)

checkpw 1.02-1.1+b1 (binary) (Gerrit Pape <>)

command-not-found 18.04.5-1 (binary) (Julian Andres Klode <>)

dbview 1.0.4-1+b2 (binary) (Martin Schulze <>)

debian-installer-launcher 34 (binary) (Debian QA Group <>)

dhcp-helper 1.2-1+b1 (binary) (Simon Kelley <>)

dtaus 0.9-1.1 (binary) (Martin Schulze <>)

fs-uae 2.8.4+dfsg-2 (binary) (John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <>)

fs-uae-arcade 2.8.4+dfsg-2 (binary) (John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <>)

fs-uae-launcher 2.8.4+dfsg-2 (binary) (John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <>)

fs-uae-netplay-server 2.8.4+dfsg-2 (binary) (John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <>)

ftnchek 3.3.1-5+b1 (binary) (Mark Brown <>)

gnugo 3.8-9+b3 (binary) (Martin A. Godisch <>)

hello-traditional 2.10-3+b1 (binary) (Santiago Vila <>)

integrit 4.1-1.1+b1 (binary) (Gerrit Pape <>)

ircd-ircu (binary) (Martin Loschwitz <>) overridden

joe 4.6-1+b1 (binary) (Josip Rodin <>)

lava 2018.11-1 (binary) (Debian LAVA team <>)

lava-common 2018.11-1 (binary) (Debian LAVA team <>)

lava-dev 2018.11-1 (binary) (Debian LAVA team <>)

lava-dispatcher 2018.11-1 (binary) (Debian LAVA team <>)

lava-lxc-mocker 2018.11-1 (binary) (Debian LAVA team <>)

lava-server 2018.11-1 (binary) (Debian LAVA team <>)

lava-server-doc 2018.11-1 (binary) (Debian LAVA team <>)

leave 1.12-2.1+b1 (binary) (Josip Rodin <>)

libadios-bin 1.13.1-13 (binary) (Alastair McKinstry <>)

libadios-dev 1.13.1-13 (binary) (Alastair McKinstry <>)

libadios-examples 1.13.1-13 (binary) (Alastair McKinstry <>)

libadios-mpich-dev 1.13.1-13 (binary) (Alastair McKinstry <>)

libadios-openmpi-dev 1.13.1-13 (binary) (Alastair McKinstry <>)

logapp 0.15-1+b2 (binary) (Kumar Appaiah <>)

mailto 1.3.2-3+b2 (binary) (Martin Schulze <>)

make-doc 4.2.1-1 (binary) (Manoj Srivastava <>)

makepasswd 1.10-12 (binary) (Colin Watson <>) overridden

mgetty 1.2.1-1 (binary) (Andreas Barth <>)

mgetty-docs 1.2.1-1 (binary) (Andreas Barth <>)

mgetty-pvftools 1.2.1-1 (binary) (Andreas Barth <>)

mgetty-viewfax 1.2.1-1 (binary) (Andreas Barth <>)

minicom 2.7.1-1+b1 (binary) (Martin A. Godisch <>)

newmail 0.5-2+b2 (binary) (Martin Schulze <>)

nis 3.17.1-3+b1 (binary) (Debian QA Group <>)

nitpic 0.1-16+b1 (binary) (Debian QA Group <>)

pachi 1:1.0-7+b1 (binary) (Martin A. Godisch <>)

paxtest 1:0.9.14-2+b1 (binary) (Javier Fernandez-Sanguino <>)

pgplot5 5.2.2-19.3+b2 (binary) (Carlo Segre <>)

pixmap 2.6pl4-20+b1 (binary) (Paul Slootman <>)

python-adios 1.13.1-13 (binary) (Alastair McKinstry <>)

python3-adios 1.13.1-13 (binary) (Alastair McKinstry <>)

qmail 1.06-6+b1 (binary) (Gerrit Pape <>)

qsampler 0.5.0-1+b1 (binary) (Debian Multimedia Maintainers <>)

rbootd 2.0-10+b2 (binary) (Martin Schulze <>)

rsbackup 5.1-1+b1 (binary) (Debian rsbackup maintainers <>)

sendfile 2.1b.20080616-5.3+b3 (binary) (Martin Schulze <>)

smartlist 3.15-25+b1 (binary) (Santiago Vila <>)

ssmtp 2.64-8+b2 (binary) (Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>)

the 3.3~rc1-3+b1 (binary) (Alen Zekulic <>)

tinydyndns 0.4.2.debian1-1+b2 (binary) (Gerrit Pape <>)

unicode 2.7-1 (binary) (Radovan GarabĂ­k <>)

userv 1.2.0 (binary) (Ian Jackson <>)

wmpuzzle 0.5.2-2+b1 (binary) (Martin A. Godisch <>)

wmweather 2.4.6-2+b1 (binary) (Martin A. Godisch <>)

wmwork 0.2.6-2+b1 (binary) (Martin A. Godisch <>)

xfaces 3.3-29+b1 (binary) (Hakan Ardo <>)

xfsdump 3.1.6+nmu2+b1 (binary) (Nathan Scott <>)

xfsdump 3.1.6+nmu2+b2 (binary) (Nathan Scott <>)