All reports of udeb-uses-unsupported-compression-for-data-tarball for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The data tarball of this udeb package is not compressed in format that udpkg (debian-installer's dpkg equivalent) does not support. Thus the udeb is likely to be uninstallable and could break daily or weekly d-i images.

Currently, udpkg supports .gz and .xz compressed tarballs.

Severity: serious, Certainty: certain

Check: deb-format, Type: binary, udeb

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