All reports of duplicate-files for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The package ships the two (or more) files with the exact same contents.

Note: empty files are exempt from this check.

Severity: pedantic, Certainty: possible

Check: duplicate-files, Type: binary

This tag is marked experimental, which means that the code that generates it is not as well-tested as the rest of Lintian and might still give surprising results. Feel free to ignore experimental tags that do not seem to make sense, though of course bug reports are always welcome.

Evolution of the duplicate-files Lintian tag over the past 240 days:

History of duplicate-files

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

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