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Ibinary-has-unneeded-section

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.55. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.108.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit a1e47cb. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check binaries.

Visibility: info

The binary or shared library is stripped, but still contains a section that is not useful. You should call strip with --remove-section=.comment --remove-section=.note to remove the .note and .comment sections.

dh_strip will do this automatically for you, but install -s will not because it calls strip without any arguments.

The following 42 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 281 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 10 overrides. The tag performed 96% of the time.