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Ipackage-contains-empty-directory

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The tag is present in Lintian version 2.109.6. That is the most recent version we know about.

This package installs an empty directory. This might be intentional but it's normally a mistake. If it is intentional, add a Lintian override.

If a package ships with or installs empty directories, you can remove them in debian/rules by calling:

$ find path/to/base/dir -type d -empty -delete

Visibility: info

Check: files/empty-directories

The following 793 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 9118 times.

We found 752 overrides. The tag performed 92% of the time.