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spare-manual-page

Each manual page in /usr/share/man should have a reason to be there. This manual page does not appear to have a valid reason to be shipped.

For manual pages in sections 1 and 8, an executable (or a link to one) should exist. This check currently considers all installation packages created by the same sources, as long as they are present.

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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 2.112.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 02df726. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check documentation/manual.

Visibility: info

Renamed from:
  • manpage-without-executable

The following 745 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 8198 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 185 overrides. The tag performed 98% of the time.