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The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.140. 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 23f836f. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check maintainer-scripts/mknod.

Visibility: error

Maintainer scripts must not create device files directly. They should call MAKEDEV instead.

If mknod is being used to create a FIFO (named pipe), use mkfifo instead to avoid triggering this tag.

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Found no packages in the archive that triggered the tag.