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transitional-package-not-oldlibs-optional

The package appears to be a transitional package, but it is not priority optional and in the oldlibs section.

Using oldlibs/optional assists package managers in handling the transition package correctly.

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 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ca97c3a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check fields/section.

Visibility: warning

Renamed from:
  • transitional-package-should-be-oldlibs-extra
  • transitional-package-should-be-oldlibs-optional

The following 28 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 33 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.