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Wfile-name-contains-wildcard-character

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.113.26. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.108.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit a1e47cb. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/names.

Visibility: warning

The file name contains shell wildcard characters.

These are most likely unexpanded wildcard characters from (for example) debian/*.install files, or it may have been installed by accident.

The following 9 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 156 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 20 overrides. The tag performed 87% of the time.