Lintian Reports

E unknown-source-format

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

debian/source/format contains an unknown source format. The formats officially supported by Debian are "3.0 (quilt)", "3.0 (native)" and "1.0". dpkg-source additionally supports "2.0", "3.0 (git)" and "3.0 (bzr)".

Refer to the dpkg-source(1) manual page for details.

Severity: serious, Certainty: certain

Check: debian-source-dir, Type: source

Evolution of the unknown-source-format Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the unknown-source-format tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 2, overridden: 0, total: 2

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.

debian-faq 8.1 (source) (Javier Fernandez-Sanguino <>)

nbd 1:3.18-1 (source) (Wouter Verhelst <>)