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non-standard-dir-in-var

The FHS says "Applications should generally not add directories to the top level of /var. Such directories should only be added if they have some system-wide implication, and in consultation with the FHS mailing list."

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The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.112.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 02df726. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/hierarchy/standard.

Visibility: error

The following 5 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 5 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.