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The contact's mail address either loops back to itself or is known to bounce.

Loops happen because an address is or to Bounces happen when the receipient, typically a mailing list, is known to bounce mails.

The mail address must accept messages from role accounts used to send automated mails regarding the package, including those from the bug tracking system.

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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 2.111.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ce6249d. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check fields/mail-address.

Visibility: error

Renamed from:
  • maintainer-address-causes-mail-loops-or-bounces
  • uploader-address-causes-mail-loops-or-bounces

The following 1 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 2 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.