package-depends-on-itself

All reports of package-depends-on-itself for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The given package declares a dependency on itself in its debian/control stanza. Current versions of dpkg-gencontrol will silently fix this problem by removing the dependency, but it may indicate a more subtle bug (misspelling or cutting and pasting the wrong package name).

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 7.2 (Binary Dependencies - Depends, Recommends, Suggests, Enhances, Pre-Depends) for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: certain

Check: control-file, Type: source

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