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.
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The tag is present in Lintian version
That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit d219a5a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check fields/section.