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Emalformed-deb-archive

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.244. That is the most recent version we know about.

The binary package is not a correctly constructed archive. A binary Debian package must be an ar archive with exactly three members: debian-binary, control.tar.gz, and one of data.tar.gz, data.tar.bz2 or data.tar.xz in exactly that order. The debian-binary member must start with a single line containing the version number, with a major revision of 2.

Refer to the deb(5) manual page for details.

Visibility: error

Check: deb-format

The following 1 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 17 times.

There were no overrides.