Lintian Reports

E library-in-root-and-usr

All reports of library-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 /lib*/ and /usr/lib*/ (or their subdirectories). This is not useful and is incompatible with the merged /usr directories scheme.

Shared library files, both static and dynamic, must be installed in the correct directories as documented in Policy 8.1.

Refer to and Debian Policy Manual section 8.1 (Run-time shared libraries) for details.

Severity: important, Certainty: certain

Check: usrmerge, Type: binary

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