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Emaintainer-script-switches-dir-to-symlink-unsafely

Tag versions

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.234. That is the most recent version we know about.

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.

This tag is experimental.

Visibility: error

Check: scripts

The following 26 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 34 times.

We found 1 overrides. The tag performed 97% of the time.