Re: depending on itself -- bug?
On Tue, Jul 12, 2005 at 10:22:30AM +0000, Joerg Sommer wrote:
> 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?
It should and it does...
djpig@djpigpb:/tmp$ lintian libgail-common_1.8.4-1_powerpc.deb
W: libgail-common: package-relation-with-self depends: libgail-common (>= 1.6.6)
Frank Lichtenheld <email@example.com>