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E missing-notice-file-for-apache-license

All reports of missing-notice-file-for-apache-license for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The package appears to be licensed under the Apache 2.0 license and a NOTICE file (or similar) exists in the source tree. However, no files called NOTICE or NOTICE.txt are installed in any of the binary packages.

The Apache 2.0 license requires distributing of such files:

     (d) If the Work includes a "NOTICE" text file as part of its
         distribution, then any Derivative Works that You distribute must
         include a readable copy of the attribution notices contained
         within such NOTICE file [..]
    

Please include the file in your package, for example by adding path/to/NOTICE to a debian/package.docs file.

Refer to /usr/share/common-licenses/Apache-2.0 for details.

Severity: error

Check: debian/copyright

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