Re: depending on itself -- bug?
Santiago Vila <email@example.com> writes:
> 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.
If the lib itself is also installed then dpkg-shlibs would find the
lib and lookup the shlibs info for the lib. Or not?