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Pexecutable-in-usr-lib

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.55. 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 8053610. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/permissions/usr-lib.

This tag is experimental.

Visibility: pedantic

Exemptions:

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.

For more information please consult:

The following 1991 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 26976 times (in any Lintian version).

The tag was masked 832 times through screens.

We found 754 overrides. The tag performed 97% of the time.