The symbolic link target contains superfluous path segments like
.. They are not needed and make the link longer
than necessary, which goes against Debian policy.
Such segments can also cause unexpected problems in the presence of symlinked directories.
With Debhelper, running dh_link after creating the package structure will fix this problem for you.
For more information please consult:
- Symbolic links (Section 10.5) in the Debian Policy Manual
The tag is present in Lintian version
That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ca97c3a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/symbolic-links.