Lintian Reports

E uses-no-compression-for-control-tarball

All reports of uses-no-compression-for-control-tarball for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The control portion of this binary package uses a non-compressed format. Although dpkg will support extracting such binary packages since dpkg 1.10.24, creating them is not advised except in special cases.

Refer to the deb(5) manual page for details.

Severity: important, Certainty: certain

Check: deb-format, Type: binary, udeb

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