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The Files-Excluded field in debian/copyright is used to exclude files from upstream source packages such as when they violate the Debian Free Software Guidelines

However, this field will be ignored by uscan(1) if the copyright file is not declared as following the 1.0 format.

Please ensure your debian/copyright file starts with the following line:


For more information please consult:

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 2.108.0 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 debian/copyright/dep5.

Visibility: error

The following 1 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 1 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.