Lintian Reports

E maintainer-script-may-use-dir_to_symlink_helper

All reports of maintainer-script-may-use-dir_to_symlink_helper for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The maintainer script apparently change a directory to a symlink not using dir_to_symlink command of dpkg-maintscript-helper, that take great care to avoid a lot of problems.

Please use the dpkg-maintscript-helper dir_to_symlink command.

Refer to the dpkg-maintscript-helper(1) manual page for details.

Severity: serious, Certainty: possible

Check: scripts, Type: binary

This tag is marked experimental, which means that the code that generates it is not as well-tested as the rest of Lintian and might still give surprising results. Feel free to ignore experimental tags that do not seem to make sense, though of course bug reports are always welcome.

Evolution of the maintainer-script-may-use-dir_to_symlink_helper Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the maintainer-script-may-use-dir_to_symlink_helper tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 116, overridden: 0, total: 116

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.

bitlbee 3.5.1-1+b1 (binary)

bitlbee-dev 3.5.1-1 (binary)

cm-super 0.3.4-13 (binary)

cm-super-x11 0.3.4-13 (binary)

collectd 5.8.0-5.2 (binary)

console-setup 1.185 (binary)

console-setup-mini 1.185 (binary)

crawl 2:0.22.1-1 (binary)

cups-bsd 2.2.8-5 (binary)

cups-bsd 2.3~b5-2 (binary)

cython-dbg 0.28.4-1 (binary)

debconf-utils 1.5.69 (binary)

debian-edu-doc-da 2.10.6 (binary)

debian-edu-doc-de 2.10.6 (binary)

debian-edu-doc-en 2.10.6 (binary)

debian-edu-doc-es 2.10.6 (binary)

debian-edu-doc-fr 2.10.6 (binary)

debian-edu-doc-it 2.10.6 (binary)

debian-edu-doc-ja 2.10.6 (binary)

debian-edu-doc-nb 2.10.6 (binary)

debian-edu-doc-nl 2.10.6 (binary)

debian-edu-doc-zh 2.10.6 (binary)

docbook-html-forms 1.1.0-5 (binary)

docbook-website (binary)

docbook-xsl 1.79.1+dfsg-2 (binary)

ettercap-dbg 1:0.8.2-10+b2 (binary)

ettercap-graphical 1:0.8.2-10+b2 (binary)

ettercap-text-only 1:0.8.2-10+b2 (binary)

fex 20160919-1 (binary)

fusiondirectory 1.2.2-3 (binary)

g++ 4:8.2.0-1 (binary)

gdb-multiarch 8.1-4+b1 (binary)

gdb-multiarch 8.1.90-1 (binary)

gdb-source 8.1-4 (binary)

gdb-source 8.1.90-1 (binary)

geda 1:1.8.2-11 (binary)

geneweb 6.08+git20180420+dfsg-2 (binary)

gimp-help-de 2.8.2-0.1 (binary)

gimp-help-en 2.8.2-0.1 (binary)

gimp-help-fr 2.8.2-0.1 (binary)

gimp-help-sv 2.8.2-0.1 (binary)

git-el 1:2.19.0+next.20180914-1 (binary)

git-el 1:2.19.0-1 (binary)

klibc-utils 2.0.4-14 (binary)

ldp-docbook-xsl 0.0.20040321-3 (binary)

lib32gcc1 1:8.2.0-7 (binary)

lib32stdc++6 8.2.0-7 (binary)

lib64gcc1 1:8.2.0-7 (binary)

lib64stdc++6 8.2.0-7 (binary)

libgcc1 1:8.2.0-7 (binary)

libglade2-dev 1:2.6.4-2+b1 (binary)

libhsm-bin 1:2.1.3-0.2 (binary)

libspf2-2-dbg 1.2.10-7+b4 (binary)

libspf2-dev 1.2.10-7+b4 (binary)

libstdc++6 8.2.0-7 (binary)

libuim-dev 1:1.8.8-3 (binary)

libwrap0-dev 7.6.q-27 (binary)

mailagent 1:3.1-81-4+b1 (binary)

minbif 1:1.0.5+git20150505-3 (binary)

monotone-server 1.1-9 (binary)

mysql-server-5.7 5.7.23-2 (binary)

opendnssec 1:2.1.3-0.2 (binary)

opendnssec-enforcer 1:2.1.3-0.2 (binary)

opendnssec-signer 1:2.1.3-0.2 (binary)

openjdk-7-jre 7u161-2.6.12-1 (binary)

openjdk-8-jre 8u181-b13-1 (binary)

perl 5.26.2-7 (binary)

perl 5.28.0-2 (binary)

pgadmin3 1.22.2-4 (binary)

spfquery 1.2.10-7+b4 (binary)

tasksel-data 3.45 (binary)

tcpd 7.6.q-27 (binary)

wims 1:4.15d~dfsg1-1 (binary)

wv 1.2.9-4.2+b2 (binary)