Re: Shared libraries in packages. How?
'Yves Arrouye wrote:'
> I have recently made the package compface (can be found in unstabe) containg
> the shared library libcompface. Now I am trying to make a package xfaces that
> uses this library. But I can't get dpkg-shlibdeps working. This is what is
> # dpkg-shlibdeps xfaces
> dpkg-shlibdeps: warning: unknown output from ldd on `xfaces': ` libcompface.so => /usr/lib/libcompface.so'
> dpkg-shlibdeps: warning: unable to find dependency information for shared library libXpm (soname 4, path /usr/X11R6/lib/libXpm.so.4.7, dependency field Depends)
> dpkg-shlibdeps: warning: unable to find dependency information for shared library libm (soname 5, path /lib/libm.so.5.0.5, dependency field Depends)
> What's wrong with my compafe package, and to which packages does the other
> libs belong, and why can't dpkg-shlibdeps find them?
You forgot to install the shlibs file into debian/tmp/DEBIAN. It's
all in the programmers (or policy) manual. I forgot my first time
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