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Emissing-notice-file-for-apache-license

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/apache-notice.

Visibility: error

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.

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The following 89 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 89 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 2 overrides. The tag performed 98% of the time.