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doc-base-file-references-missing-file

One of the files mentioned in an Index or Files field in this doc-base control file does not exist in the package.

This issue can occur when installable packages attempt to register documentation that is actually shipped in a related package.

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 d219a5a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check menus.

Visibility: error

The following 35 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 89 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 2 overrides. The tag performed 98% of the time.