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wrong-manual-section

A manual page usually should contain a .TH header, specifying the section. The section in this manual page doesn't match with the section in the filename.

For more information please consult:

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 d219a5a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check documentation/manual.

Visibility: warning

Renamed from:
  • manpage-section-mismatch

The following 61 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 1388 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 8 overrides. The tag performed 99% of the time.