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Wsymlink-is-self-recursive

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.113.26. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.113.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 43a81d7. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/symbolic-links.

Visibility: warning

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.

The following 17 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 26 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 12 overrides. The tag performed 54% of the time.