Lintian Reports

E libapp-perl-package-name

All reports of libapp-perl-package-name for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

This package contains a program in $PATH and is named libapp-*-perl which usually implies that the upstream project on CPAN is under the App:: hierarchy for applications. Instead of libfoo-bar-perl it should be named foo-bar.

People tend to skip library-like named packages when looking for applications in the package list and hence wouldn't notice this package.

Refer to for details.

Severity: important, Certainty: possible

Check: application-not-library, Type: binary

Evolution of the libapp-perl-package-name Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the libapp-perl-package-name tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 4, overridden: 0, total: 4

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

libapp-fatpacker-perl 0.010007-1 (binary)

libapp-nopaste-perl 1.007-1 (binary)

libapp-repl-perl 0.012-1 (binary)

libapp-termcast-perl 0.13-3 (binary)