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Ebuild-depends-on-metapackage

Tag versions

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.234. That is the most recent version we know about.

Packages must not build-depend on metapackages.

Metapackages such as xorg, xorg-dev, x-window-system, x-window-system-dev and x-window-system-core exist only for the benefit of users and should not be used in package build dependencies.

Refer to https://wiki.debian.org/Lintian/Tags/depends-on-metapackage for details.

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Check: fields/package-relations

Found no packages in the archive that triggered the tag.