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Ipackage-contains-documentation-outside-usr-share-doc

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.113.26. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.113.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 43a81d7. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check documentation.

Visibility: info

This package ships a documentation file outside /usr/share/doc Documentation files are normally installed inside /usr/share/doc.

If this file doesn't describe the contents or purpose of the directory it is in, please consider moving this file to /usr/share/doc/ or maybe even removing it. If this file does describe the contents or purpose of the directory it is in, please add a lintian override.

The following 3779 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 230637 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 21338 overrides. The tag performed 91% of the time.