Lintian Reports

E file-in-root-and-usr

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

The package ships two files with the same name installed both in /{bin,sbin,lib*}/ and /usr/{bin,sbin,lib*}/. This is incompatible with the merged /usr directories scheme.

Packages with conflicting files must remove one of them if possible or make it a symlink to the other and manage the links in the maintainer scripts.

Refer to and for details.

Severity: important, Certainty: certain

Check: usrmerge, Type: binary

Evolution of the file-in-root-and-usr Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the file-in-root-and-usr tag

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

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xfslibs-dev 4.9.0 (binary)