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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.

For more information please consult:

  • Sections (Section 2.4) in the Debian Policy Manual

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 ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check fields/section.

Visibility: warning

The following 2 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 2 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 1 overrides. The tag performed 50% of the time.