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."
For more information please consult:
- The /var Hierarchy (Chapter 5) in the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
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 ca97c3a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/hierarchy/standard.