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Wpackage-depends-on-itself

Tag versions

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.260. That is the most recent version we know about.

The given package declares a dependency on itself in its debian/control stanza. Current versions of dpkg-gencontrol will silently fix this problem by removing the dependency, but it may indicate a more subtle bug (misspelling or cutting and pasting the wrong package name).

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 7.2 for details.

Visibility: warning

Check: debian/control

The following 1 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 1 times.

There were no overrides.