Lintian Reports

E non-etc-file-marked-as-conffile

All reports of non-etc-file-marked-as-conffile for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

A file installed in some other directory than /etc is marked as conffile. A conffile typically implies a configuration file, and Policy mandates such files to be in /etc.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 10.7.2 (Location) for details.

Severity: serious, Certainty: possible

Check: conffiles, Type: binary

Emitted (non-overridden): 0, overridden: 18, total: 18

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nis 3.17.1-3+b1 (binary) (Debian QA Group <>) overridden

smartlist 3.15-25+b1 (binary) (Santiago Vila <>) overridden