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Wdebian-copyright-is-symlink

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.244. That is the most recent version we know about.

The file debian/copyright is a symlink instead of a regular file. This makes package checking and manipulation more difficult.

This problem may have prevented Lintian from performing other checks.

Visibility: warning

Check: debian/copyright

The following 2 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 2 times.

We found 1 overrides. The tag performed 50% of the time.