Lintian Reports

W too-long-extended-description-in-templates

All reports of too-long-extended-description-in-templates for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

Some debconf interfaces cannot deal very well with descriptions of more than about 20 lines, so try to keep the extended description below this limit.

Refer to Debian Developer's Reference section 6.5.3.2 (Description: short and extended description) for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: certain

Check: debconf, Type: binary, udeb, source

Evolution of the too-long-extended-description-in-templates Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the too-long-extended-description-in-templates tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 14, overridden: 7, total: 21

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.

am-utils 6.2+rc20110530-3.2 (binary)

courier-maildrop 2.9.1+0.78.0-2 (binary)

efingerd 1.6.5+b1 (binary)

firmware-ipw2x00 20170823-1 (binary) overridden

firmware-ivtv 20170823-1 (binary) overridden

gpm 1.20.4-6.2+b1 (binary)

gpm 1.20.7-3 (binary)

greylistd 0.8.8.7 (binary)

mailman 1:2.1.24-1 (binary)

open-iscsi 2.0.874-4 (binary) overridden

partman-target 101 (udeb)

resolvconf 1.79 (binary) overridden

steam 1.0.0.54-2 (binary) overridden

steamcmd 0~20130205-1 (binary) overridden

virtualbox-ext-pack 5.2.2-2 (binary)