Lintian Reports (Beta Testing)

W package-contains-vcs-control-file

The package contains a VCS control file such as .(cvs|git|hg)ignore. Files such as these are used by revision control systems to, for example, specify untracked files it should ignore or inventory files. This file is generally useless in an installed package and was probably installed by accident.

Severity: warning

Check: files/vcs

These source packages in the archive trigger the tag.