Lintian Reports

W unknown-section

All reports of unknown-section for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The "Section:" field in this package's control file is not one of the sections in use on the ftp archive. Valid sections are currently admin, comm, cli-mono, database, debug, devel, doc, editors, electronics, embedded, fonts, games, gnome, gnu-r, gnustep, graphics, hamradio, haskell, httpd, interpreters, java, javascript, kde, libdevel, libs, lisp, localization, kernel, mail, math, misc, net, news, ocaml, oldlibs, otherosfs, perl, php, python, ruby, rust, science, shells, sound, tex, text, utils, vcs, video, web, x11, xfce, zope.

The section name should be preceded by "non-free/" if the package is in the non-free archive area, and by "contrib/" if the package is in the contrib archive area.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 2.4 (Sections) for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: certain

Check: fields, Type: binary, udeb, source

This tag has not been emitted in any package tested by Lintian.