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The package is its own installation prerquisite in the relevant debian/control stanza.

Current versions of dpkg-gencontrol will silently ignore the prerequisite, but this may still indicate an oversight, like a misspelling or having unintentionally cut and pasted an incorrect package name.

For more information please consult:

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/control/prerequisite/circular.

Visibility: warning

Renamed from:
  • package-depends-on-itself

The following 1 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 1 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.