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Ewayward-symbolic-link-target-in-source

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

The named symbolic link in a source package resolves outside the shipped sources.

Please note that this tag is only issued for relative links targets. Absolute link targets are also disqualified because source packages are not anchored and can be unpacked anywhere. They triggers another tag.

Visibility: error

Check: files/symbolic-links

Renamed from:

The following 5 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 6 times.

We found 2 overrides. The tag performed 67% of the time.