Lintian Reports

E libapp-perl-package-name

All reports of libapp-perl-package-name for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

This package contains a program in $PATH and is named libapp-*-perl which usually implies that the upstream project on CPAN is under the App:: hierarchy for applications. Instead of libfoo-bar-perl it should be named foo-bar.

People tend to skip library-like named packages when looking for applications in the package list and hence wouldn't notice this package.

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Severity: important, Certainty: possible

Check: application-not-library, Type: binary

This tag has not been emitted in any package tested by Lintian.