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 (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): 10, overridden: 9, total: 19

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+b1 (binary) (Tim Cutts <>)

courier-maildrop 2.9.1+0.78.0-2 (binary) (Markus Wanner <>)

efingerd 1.6.5+b1 (binary) (Radovan GarabĂ­k <>)

firmware-ipw2x00 20180825+dfsg-1 (binary) (Debian Kernel Team <>) overridden

firmware-ivtv 20180825+dfsg-1 (binary) (Debian Kernel Team <>) overridden

gpm 1.20.7-5 (binary) (Axel Beckert <>) overridden

greylistd (binary) (Thorsten Alteholz <>)

mailman 1:2.1.29-1 (binary) (Debian Mailman Team <>)

open-iscsi 2.0.874-7 (binary) (Debian iSCSI Maintainers <>) overridden

partman-target 110 (udeb) (Debian Install System Team <>)

resolvconf 1.79 (binary) (resolvconf maintainers <>) overridden

steam (binary) (Debian Games Team <>) overridden

steamcmd 0~20180105-3 (binary) (Debian Games Team <>) overridden

virtualbox-ext-pack 5.2.22-1 (binary) (Debian Virtualbox Team <>)