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Wpostinst-has-useless-call-to-install-docs

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.

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Visibility: warning

Explicitly calling install-docs in postinst is no longer required since doc-base file processing is handled by triggers. If the install-docs call was added by debhelper, rebuilding the package with debhelper 7.2.3 or later will fix this problem.

The following 3 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 3 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 1 overrides. The tag performed 67% of the time.