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duplicate-files

The package ships the two (or more) files with the exact same contents.

Duplicates can often be replaced with symlinks by running:

jdupes -rl debian/${binary}/usr

... after they are installed, eg. in override_dh_link. In addition, please consider reporting this upstream.

Note: empty files are exempt from this check.

For more information please consult:

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 fd97859. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/duplicates.

This tag is experimental.

Visibility: pedantic

The following 1383 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 68202 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 1639 overrides. The tag performed 98% of the time.