The package is its own installation prerquisite in the relevant
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:
- Binary Dependencies - Depends, Recommends, Suggests, Enhances, Pre-Depends (Section 7.2) in the Debian Policy Manual
The tag is present in Lintian version
That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit c1c05b0. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/control/prerequisite/circular.