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doc-base-file-references-wrong-path

The specified doc-base control file references a file in an Index or Files field that does not start with /usr/share/doc or /usr/share/info.

For more information please consult:

  • Debian doc-base Manual section 2.3.2.2

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 2.111.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ce6249d. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check menus.

Visibility: error

The following 53 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 118 times (in any Lintian version).

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