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Debian packages should not install files under /etc/apt/preferences.d/ or install an /etc/apt/preferences file. This directory is under the control of the local administrator.

Package should not override local administrator choices.

For more information please consult:

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. 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 ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check apt.

Visibility: error

Renamed from:
  • package-install-apt-preferences

Found no packages in the archive that triggered the tag.