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source-package-component-has-long-file-name

The source package has a component with a very long filename. This may complicate shipping the package on some media that put restrictions on the length of the filenames (such as CDs).

Lintian only checks emits this tag once per source package based on the component with the longest filename.

For more information please consult:

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 filename-length.

Visibility: warning

The following 67 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 166 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 80 overrides. The tag performed 52% of the time.