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Prepeated-path-segment

Tag versions

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.109.6. That is the most recent version we know about.

The file is installed into a location that repeats the given path segment. An example would be /usr/lib/lib or /usr/share/myprogram/share.

More often than not this is unintended.

Please refer to Bug#950052 and Bug#950027 for details.

Visibility: pedantic

Check: files/hierarchy/path-segments

The following 4544 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 11110 times.

We found 329 overrides. The tag performed 97% of the time.