Re: depending on itself -- bug?
On Tue, 12 Jul 2005, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Joerg Sommer <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.