All reports of symlink-is-self-recursive for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The symbolic link is recursive to a higher directory of the symlink itself. This means, that you can infinitely chdir with this symlink. This is usually not okay, but sometimes wanted behaviour.

Severity: normal, Certainty: possible

Check: files, Type: binary, udeb

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History of symlink-is-self-recursive

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debathena-base 10.2~ubuntu12.04 (binary)