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Wmaintainer-script-should-not-use-dpkg-maintscript-helper

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.113.26. 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 scripts.

Visibility: warning

The maintainer script seems to make manual calls to the dpkg-maintscript-helper(1) utility.

Please use package.maintscript files instead; the dh_installdeb(1) tool will do some basic validation of some of the commands listed in this file to catch common mistakes.

For more information please consult:

The following 60 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 357 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 12 overrides. The tag performed 97% of the time.