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file-directly-in-usr-share

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.

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 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit c1c05b0. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/hierarchy/standard.

Visibility: error

The following 2 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 4 times (in any Lintian version).

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