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Efile-directly-in-usr-share

Tag versions

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.260. That is the most recent version we know about.

Packages should not install files directly in /usr/share, i.e., without a subdirectory.

You should either create a subdirectory /usr/share/... for your package or place the file in /usr/share/misc.

Visibility: error

Check: files/hierarchy/standard

The following 2 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 4 times.

We found 2 overrides. The tag performed 50% of the time.