Lintian Reports

W symlink-is-self-recursive

All reports of symlink-is-self-recursive for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The symbolic link is recursive to a higher directory of the symlink itself. This means, that you can infinitely chdir with this symlink. This is usually not okay, but sometimes wanted behaviour.

Severity: normal, Certainty: possible

Check: files, Type: binary, udeb

Evolution of the symlink-is-self-recursive Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the symlink-is-self-recursive tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 21, overridden: 29, total: 50

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.

fex 20160919-1 (binary) (Kilian Krause <>) overridden

gap-dev 4r10p0-2 (binary) (Bill Allombert <>)

golang-github-jteeuwen-go-bindata-dev 3.0.7+git20151023.72.a0ff256-3 (binary) (pkg-go <>)

libace-dev 6.4.5+dfsg-1+b2 (binary) (Debian ACE+TAO maintainers <>) overridden

libadios-mpich-dev 1.13.1-11 (binary) (Alastair McKinstry <>)

libadios-openmpi-dev 1.13.1-11 (binary) (Alastair McKinstry <>)

libhdf5-dev 1.10.4+repack-1 (binary) (Debian GIS Project <>) overridden

libhdf5-mpich-dev 1.10.4+repack-1 (binary) (Debian GIS Project <>) overridden

libhdf5-openmpi-dev 1.10.4+repack-1 (binary) (Debian GIS Project <>) overridden

liblua50-dev 5.0.3-8+b1 (binary) (Enrico Tassi <>)

libncarg-data 6.5.0-1 (binary) (Alastair McKinstry <>)

libnetcdf-mpi-dev 1:4.6.1-5 (binary) (Alastair McKinstry <>) overridden

libnetcdf-pnetcdf-dev 1:4.6.1-5 (binary) (Alastair McKinstry <>) overridden

libxenomai-dev 2.6.4+dfsg-1 (binary) (Debian QA Group <>) overridden

llvm-6.0-dev 1:6.0.1-9.2 (binary) (LLVM Packaging Team <>)

llvm-7-dev 1:7.0.1~+rc3-1 (binary) (LLVM Packaging Team <>)

llvm-8-dev 1:8~svn346586-1~exp1 (binary) (LLVM Packaging Team <>)

node-libnpx 10.2.0-2 (binary) (Debian Javascript Maintainers <>)

node-rollup-pluginutils 2.0.1-3 (binary) (Debian Javascript Maintainers <>) overridden

nwchem-data 6.8+47+gitdf6c956-3 (binary) (Debichem Team <>) overridden

ostree-tests 2018.9.1-1 (binary) (Utopia Maintenance Team <>) overridden

slib 3b1-5 (binary) (Debian QA Group <>) overridden

x11-common 1:7.7+19 (binary) (Debian X Strike Force <>) overridden