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special-file

The package contains a so-called special file, like a device file. That is forbidden by policy.

If your program needs the device file, you should create it by calling makedev from the postinst maintainer script.

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 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit f5107b6. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/special.

Visibility: error

Found no packages in the archive that triggered the tag.