Lintian Reports

E package-installs-apt-preferences

All reports of package-installs-apt-preferences for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

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: serious, Certainty: possible

Check: files, Type: binary, udeb

Emitted (non-overridden): 0, overridden: 1, total: 1

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

freedombox 19.18 (binary) (FreedomBox packaging team <>) overridden