Lintian Reports

W package-has-long-file-name

All reports of package-has-long-file-name for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The package has a very long filename. This may complicate shipping the package on some media that put restrictions on the length of the filenames (such as CDs).

For architecture dependent packages, the tag is emitted based on the length of the longest architecture name rather than the name of the current architecture.

This length will be written in brackets after the actual length.

Refer to for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: certain

Check: filename-length, Type: source, binary, udeb

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