Lintian Reports

E symlink-should-be-absolute

All reports of symlink-should-be-absolute for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

Symbolic links between different top-level directories should be absolute.

If you use debhelper, running dh_link after creating the package structure will fix this problem for you.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 10.5 (Symbolic links) for details.

Severity: important, Certainty: certain

Check: files, Type: binary, udeb

Evolution of the symlink-should-be-absolute Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the symlink-should-be-absolute tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 0, overridden: 2, total: 2

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

base-files 9.8 (binary) overridden