Lintian Reports

W upstream-metadata-is-not-a-file

All reports of upstream-metadata-is-not-a-file for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The DEP 12 metadata file in the source is not readable. This could be caused by a dangling symlink, or that the name is used by some non-file directory entry.

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Severity: warning

Check: debian/upstream/metadata

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