Lintian Reports

W syntax-error-in-debian-news-file

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

While parsing the NEWS.Debian file, a syntax error was found.

Refer to Debian Developer's Reference section 6.3.4 (Supplementing changelogs with NEWS.Debian files) for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: possible

Check: changelog-file, Type: binary

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

The beforementioned graph for the syntax-error-in-debian-news-file tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 45, overridden: 0, total: 45

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.

clc-intercal 1:1.0~4pre1.-94.-2-5 (binary) (Mark Brown <>)

cli-common 0.9+nmu2 (binary) (Debian CLI Common Team <>)

cli-common-dev 0.9+nmu2 (binary) (Debian CLI Common Team <>)

courier-mta 0.78.0-2+b3 (binary) (Markus Wanner <>)

tome 2.4~0.git.2015.12.29-1.2+b2 (binary) (Manoj Srivastava <>)