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Prepeated-path-segment

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.68. 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 1af554a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/hierarchy/path-segments.

Visibility: pedantic

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.

For more information please consult:

The following 4635 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 11674 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 379 overrides. The tag performed 97% of the time.