Lintian Reports (Beta Testing)

E special-file

The package contains a special file (e.g., a device file). This is forbidden by current policy. If your program needs this device, you should create it by calling makedev from the postinst script.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 10.6 (Device files) for details.

Severity: error

Check: files/special

These source packages in the archive trigger the tag.