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repeated-path-segment

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.

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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 2.113.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 43a81d7. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/hierarchy/path-segments.

Visibility: pedantic

The following 4804 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 13198 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 267 overrides. The tag performed 98% of the time.