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executable-in-usr-lib

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 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 2.112.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 25e9483. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/permissions/usr-lib.

This tag is experimental.

Visibility: pedantic

Exemptions:

The following 2027 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 27079 times (in any Lintian version).

The tag was masked 983 times through screens.

We found 100 overrides. The tag performed 100% of the time.