Lintian Reports

E compressed-symlink-with-wrong-ext

All reports of compressed-symlink-with-wrong-ext for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The package installs a symbolic link pointing to a compressed file, but the symbolic link does not use the same file extension than the referenced file. In most cases, this can produce troubles when the user or a program tries to access the file through the link.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 10.5 (Symbolic links) for details.

Severity: important, Certainty: certain

Check: files, Type: binary, udeb

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