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Emissing-notice-file-for-apache-license

Tag versions

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.328. That is the most recent version we know about.

The package appears to be licensed under the Apache 2.0 license and a NOTICE file (or similar) exists in the source tree. However, no files called NOTICE or NOTICE.txt are installed in any of the binary packages.

The Apache 2.0 license requires distributing of such files:

(d) If the Work includes a "NOTICE" text file as part of its distribution, then any Derivative Works that You distribute must include a readable copy of the attribution notices contained within such NOTICE file [..]

Please include the file in your package, for example by adding path/to/NOTICE to a debian/package.docs file.

Please refer to /usr/share/common-licenses/Apache-2.0 for details.

Visibility: error

Check: debian/copyright/apache-notice

The following 93 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 93 times.

We found 3 overrides. The tag performed 97% of the time.