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Pexecutable-in-usr-lib

Tag versions

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.109.6. That is the most recent version we know about.

The package ships an executable file in /usr/lib.

Please move the file to /usr/libexec.

Debian adopted the Filesystem Hierarchy Specification (FHS) version 3.0 starting with our policy revision 4.1.5. The FHS 3.0 describes /usr/libexec. Please use that location for executables.

Please refer to Debian Policy Manual section 9.1.1, https://refspecs.linuxfoundation.org/FHS_3.0/fhs/ch04s07.html, and Bug#954149 for details.

Visibility: pedantic

Check: files/permissions/usr-lib

Exemptions:

The following 1938 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 26498 times.

The tag was masked 808 times through screens.

We found 731 overrides. The tag performed 97% of the time.