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maintainer-script-does-not-check-for-existence-of-updatemenus

The given maintainer script calls the update-menus command but does not check if it exists.

The menu package that provides the command is not an "essential" package.

For example, you can use the following code in your maintainer script:

if which update-menus > /dev/null; then
    update-menus
fi

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 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit fac7222. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check menus.

Visibility: error

Found no packages in the archive that triggered the tag.