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Iunused-file-paragraph-in-dep5-copyright

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.244. That is the most recent version we know about.

The indicated Files paragraph in debian/copyright is not needed. It does not match any files. You can probably remove it.

False positives can occur when the paragraphs are listed in the wrong order.

Refer to https://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/copyright-format/1.0/ for details.

Visibility: info

Check: debian/copyright/dep5

The following 977 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 3296 times.

We found 29 overrides. The tag performed 99% of the time.