Lintian Reports

E zero-byte-executable-in-path

All reports of zero-byte-executable-in-path for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

This package installs the specified empty executable file to the system's PATH. These files do not do anything and produce no error message when run.

This was likely caused by an error in the package build process.

Refer to for details.

Severity: important, Certainty: certain

Check: files, Type: binary, udeb

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