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Ipackage-contains-empty-directory

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 2.108.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit a1e47cb. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/empty-directories.

Visibility: info

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

The following 747 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 13121 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 844 overrides. The tag performed 94% of the time.