Lintian Reports

W debian-rules-should-not-use-or-modify-user-only-variable

All reports of debian-rules-should-not-use-or-modify-user-only-variable for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The rules file appears to be reading or modifying a variable not intended for use by package maintainers.

The special variables DEB_*FLAGS_{SET,APPEND} can be used by users who want to re-compile Debian packages with special (or non-standard) build flags.

Please use the DEB_*FLAGS_MAINT_{SET,APPEND} flags instead.

Refer to for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: possible

Check: debian/rules, Type: source

Emitted (non-overridden): 1, overridden: 0, total: 1

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

make-dfsg 4.2.1-1.2 (source) (Manoj Srivastava <>)