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systemd-service-file-missing-install-key

The systemd service file does not contain a WantedBy= or RequiredBy= key in its [Install] section.

Forgetting to add such a line (e.g. WantedBy=multi-user.target) results in the service file not being started by default.

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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 2.112.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 02df726. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check systemd.

Visibility: info

The following 57 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 104 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 27 overrides. The tag performed 74% of the time.