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Re: [RFC] Adding udebs in shlibs files for glibc

Hi Raphael,

Thanks for the preemptive response :-)

On Wednesday 13 February 2008, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Feb 2008, Frans Pop wrote:
> > > BTW, has anyone looked at how library symbols files interact with
> > > udeb: lines in shlibs files? The symbols file tend to override the
> > > shlibs files, and I wonder if this won't result in bad dependencies
> > > in udebs as the libraries they depend on are converted to have
> > > symbols files.
> >
> > I haven't and doubt anyone else has. As this seems to be my area now,
> > I'll contact the initiators of that scheme.
> Symbols files are not used for udebs. So they won't affect dependencies
> of udebs.

Not that I don't trust you about this, but just to make sure...

Do symbol files affect the way shlibs files are generated, or will those 
remain unchanged?
If shlibs files are changed, then I think the impact on udebs should be 
verified. Or have you already tested this specifically?


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