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maintainer-script-without-set-e

The maintainer script passes -e to the shell on the #! line rather than using set -e in the body of the script. This is fine for normal operation, but if the script is run by hand with sh /path/to/script (common in debugging), -e will not be in effect. It's therefore better to use set -e in the body of the script.

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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 2.111.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ffc17eb. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check scripts.

Visibility: pedantic

The following 246 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 579 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.