This file is in a location generally used for detached debugging symbols, but it appears to contain a complete copy of the executable or library instead of only the debugging symbols.
Files in subdirectories of
/usr/lib/debug mirroring the main file
system should contain only debugging information generated by
--only-keep-debug. Binaries or shared objects built with extra
debugging should be installed directly in
/usr/lib/debug or in
subdirectories corresponding to the package, not in the directories that
mirror the main file system.
If you are using dh_strip with the --dbg-package flag, don't also install
the library in
/usr/lib/debug. dh_strip does all the work for
For more information please consult:
- Best practices for debug packages (Section 6.8.9) in the Debian Developer's Reference
The tag is present in Lintian version
That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check binaries/debug-symbols/detached.