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and subject line Bug#954803: fixed in lintian 2.60.0
has caused the Debian Bug report #954803,
regarding lintian: no-md5sums-control-file tag should not be triggered for udebs
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Package: lintian
Version: 2.59.0
Severity: normal

The following is not supposed to happen, I think:

| $ lintian libtinfo6-udeb_6.2-1_amd64.udeb
| I: libtinfo6-udeb udeb: no-md5sums-control-file

AFAIK it is normal for udebs not to ship an md5sums control file, and
dh_md5sums does not create one.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: bullseye/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (101, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 5.6.0-rc7-nouveau (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), 
LANGUAGE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages lintian depends on:
ii  binutils                     2.34-5
ii  bzip2                        1.0.8-2
ii  diffstat                     1.63-1
ii  dpkg                         1.19.7
ii  dpkg-dev                     1.19.7
ii  file                         1:5.38-4
ii  gettext            
ii  gpg                          2.2.19-3
ii  intltool-debian              0.35.0+20060710.5
ii  libapt-pkg-perl              0.1.36+b3
ii  libarchive-zip-perl          1.68-1
ii  libcapture-tiny-perl         0.48-1
ii  libclass-xsaccessor-perl     1.19-3+b3
ii  libclone-perl                0.43-2
ii  libdevel-size-perl           0.83-1+b1
ii  libdigest-sha-perl           6.02-1+b2
ii  libdpkg-perl                 1.19.7
ii  libemail-valid-perl          1.202-1
ii  libfile-basedir-perl         0.08-1
ii  libfile-find-rule-perl       0.34-1
ii  libfont-ttf-perl             1.06-1
ii  libhtml-parser-perl          3.72-5
ii  libio-async-loop-epoll-perl  0.20-1
ii  libio-async-perl             0.75-1
ii  libipc-run-perl              20180523.0-2
ii  libjson-maybexs-perl         1.004000-1
ii  liblist-compare-perl         0.53-1
ii  liblist-moreutils-perl       0.416-1+b5
ii  libmoo-perl                  2.003006-1
ii  libmoox-aliases-perl         0.001006-1
ii  libnamespace-clean-perl      0.27-1
ii  libpath-tiny-perl            0.108-1
ii  libsereal-decoder-perl       4.011+ds-1
ii  libsereal-encoder-perl       4.011+ds-1
ii  libtext-levenshtein-perl     0.13-1
ii  libtimedate-perl             2.3200-1
ii  libtry-tiny-perl             0.30-1
ii  libtype-tiny-perl            1.008001-2
ii  liburi-perl                  1.76-2
ii  libxml-libxml-perl           2.0134+dfsg-2
ii  libxml-writer-perl           0.625-1
ii  libyaml-libyaml-perl         0.81+repack-1
ii  man-db                       2.9.1-1
ii  patchutils                   0.3.4-2+b1
ii  perl [libdigest-sha-perl]    5.30.0-9
ii  t1utils                      1.41-3
ii  xz-utils                     5.2.4-1+b1

Versions of packages lintian recommends:
ii  libperlio-gzip-perl  0.19-1+b6

Versions of packages lintian suggests:
pn  binutils-multiarch     <none>
ii  libtext-template-perl  1.58-1

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Source: lintian
Source-Version: 2.60.0
Done: Chris Lamb <>

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
lintian, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive.

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

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Format: 1.8
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 10:56:21 +0000
Source: lintian
Built-For-Profiles: nocheck
Architecture: source
Version: 2.60.0
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: medium
Maintainer: Debian Lintian Maintainers <>
Changed-By: Chris Lamb <>
Closes: 954146 954484 954763 954798 954803 954819
 lintian (2.60.0) unstable; urgency=medium
   * Summary of tag changes:
     + Added:
       - runtime-test-file-uses-installed-python-versions
       - upstream-metadata-not-yaml-mapping
   [ Chris Lamb ]
   * Do not check the length of Checksums-Sha256 fields. (Closes: #954798)
   * Don't check for an md5sums control files in udebs. (Closes: #954803)
   * Expand possible-missing-colon-in-closes to also check for semicolons
     used in place of colons. (Closes: #954484)
   * Check for calls to py3versions -i in autopkgtests. (Closes: #954763)
   [ Felix Lechner ]
   * Do not run the fields/length check on .changes or .buildinfo files.
     (Closes: #954146)
   * Check for upstream metadata without a YAML mapping at the "document"
   [ Scott Kitterman ]
   * Update "old" and "ancient" python-version-field tags descriptions to
     suggest also checking for incorrect use of "py3versons -r".
     (Closes: #954819)
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 f435612f2d277df5b4e58e07827d6242254a4bec 1876580 lintian_2.60.0.tar.xz
 715c4da25e7dbdbf615a736281dd8ba584695f1c 6095 lintian_2.60.0_amd64.buildinfo
 438712d6fe9bee09cd19376c4f310950218fd0bd382f39e9e535a9cfb0b54dd3 4158 
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 996c7890e7e2ffad3ea16f9a24916cac 6095 devel optional 



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