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ruby-script-but-no-ruby-dep

Packages with Ruby scripts must depend on a valid Ruby interpreter. If any script uses #!/usr/bin/ruby, the package should declare ruby as a prerequisite.

In some cases, a weaker relationship like Suggests or Recommends is more appropriate.

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 fd97859. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check scripts.

Visibility: error

The following 161 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 419 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 28 overrides. The tag performed 93% of the time.