Lintian Reports

E file-directly-in-usr-share

All reports of file-directly-in-usr-share for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

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.

Severity: serious, Certainty: certain

Check: files, Type: binary, udeb

Emitted (non-overridden): 2, overridden: 0, total: 2

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pkg-config 0.29-6 (binary) (Tollef Fog Heen <>)