Lintian Reports (Beta Testing)

E package-installs-apt-preferences

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.

Refer to the apt_preferences(5) manual page for details.

Severity: error

Check: apt

These source packages in the archive trigger the tag.