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superfluous-file-pattern

The wildcard that was specified matches no file in the source tree. This either indicates that you should fix the wildcard so that it matches the intended file or that you can remove the wildcard. Notice that in contrast to shell globs, the "*" (star or asterisk) matches slashes and leading dots.

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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 2.113.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 43a81d7. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/copyright/dep5.

Visibility: warning

The following 1149 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 9815 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 3 overrides. The tag performed 100% of the time.