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Pupstream-metadata-file-is-missing

Tag versions

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.109.6. That is the most recent version we know about.

This source package is not Debian-native but it does not have a debian/upstream/metadata file.

The Upstream MEtadata GAthered with YAml (UMEGAYA) project is an effort to collect meta-information about upstream projects from any source package. This file is in YAML format and it is used in to feed the data in the UltimateDebianDatabase. For example, it can contains the way the authors want their software be cited in publications and some bibliographic references about the software.

Please add a debian/upstream/metadata file.

Please refer to https://dep-team.pages.debian.net/deps/dep12/ and https://wiki.debian.org/UpstreamMetadata for details.

This tag is experimental.

Visibility: pedantic

Check: debian/upstream/metadata

The following 19430 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 19430 times.

We found 48 overrides. The tag performed 100% of the time.