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wrong-name-for-changelog-of-native-package

The changelog file of a native Debian package (ie. if there is no upstream source) should usually be installed as /usr/share/doc/pkg/changelog.gz

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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 3410a22. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/changelog.

Visibility: warning

The following 18 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 148 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 81 overrides. The tag performed 45% of the time.