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Wmissing-license-paragraph-in-dep5-copyright

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.55. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 8053610. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/copyright/dep5.

Visibility: warning

The Files paragraph in the machine readable copyright file references a license for which no stand-alone License paragraph exists.

Sometimes this tag appears because of incorrect ordering. Stand-alone License paragraphs must appear after all Files paragraphs.

For more information please consult:

The following 644 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 1358 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 422 overrides. The tag performed 69% of the time.