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redundant-globbing-patterns

Two globbing patterns in the same Files section in debian/copyright match the same file.

This situation can occur when a narrow pattern should apply the same license as a broader pattern. Please create another Files section for the narrow pattern and place it below other patterns that compete for the same files.

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 f5107b6. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/copyright/dep5.

Visibility: pedantic

The following 159 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 10543 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.