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Wpackage-contains-timestamped-gzip

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.30. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 1bc5241. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/compressed/gz.

Visibility: warning

The package contains a gzip-compressed file that has timestamps. Such files make the packages unreproducible, because their contents depend on the time when the package was built.

Please consider passing the "-n" flag to gzip to avoid this.

For more information please consult:

The following 47 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 882 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.