Maintainer scripts must not create device files directly. They
mknod is being used to create a FIFO (named pipe), use
mkfifo instead to avoid triggering this tag.
For more information please consult:
- Device files (Section 10.6) in the Debian Policy Manual
The tag is present in Lintian version
That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check maintainer-scripts/mknod.