Lintian ReportsBETA


The strings "GNU Lesser General Public License", "GNU Library General Public License", or "LGPL" appear in the copyright file for this package, but the copyright file does not reference /usr/share/common-licenses as the location of the LGPL on Debian systems.

If the copyright file must mention the LGPL for reasons other than stating the license of the package, please add a Lintian override.

For more information please consult:

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/copyright.

Visibility: error

Renamed from:
  • copyright-should-refer-to-common-license-file-for-lgpl

The following 3 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 7 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 1 overrides. The tag performed 86% of the time.