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Wsymlink-is-self-recursive

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The tag is present in Lintian version 2.109.22. That is the most recent version we know about.

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.

Visibility: warning

Check: files/symbolic-links

The following 16 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 24 times.

We found 12 overrides. The tag performed 50% of the time.