Lintian Reports

E dir-or-file-in-build-tree

All reports of dir-or-file-in-build-tree for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The package installs a file in common build paths.

This often occurs if the package uses regular expressions to strip the build path without properly regex quoting the build path.

Severity: serious, Certainty: possible

Check: files, Type: binary, udeb

Evolution of the dir-or-file-in-build-tree Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the dir-or-file-in-build-tree tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 13, overridden: 0, total: 13

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.

lirc-doc 0.10.1-5 (binary) (Debian Lirc Team <>)