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source-contains-prebuilt-binary

The source tarball contains a prebuilt ELF object. They are usually left by mistake when generating the tarball by not cleaning the source directory first. You may want to report this as an upstream bug, in case there is no sign that this was intended.

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 2.108.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit a1e47cb. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check cruft.

Visibility: pedantic

The following 202 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 1807 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 68 overrides. The tag performed 96% of the time.