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Re: depending on itself -- bug?

On Tue, 12 Jul 2005, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:

> Joerg Sommer <joerg@alea.gnuu.de> writes:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I found three packages in my system they name itself in the Depends
> > field: libbonoboui2-0, libgail-common and libtextwrap1
> >
> > What's the reason for a package to depend on itself? This makes it hard
> > for deborphan to detect them as orphaned. Should check lintian on this?
> >
> > Have a nice day, Jörg.
> Missing shlibs.local file and binaries in the lib package?

That would be only a "reason" for a build-depends on itself, but not for
a depends on itself.

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