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Re: About dpkg-shlibdeps checks

On Sat, Nov 24, 2007 at 07:26:41PM +0000, David Moreno Garza wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-11-23 at 10:39 +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > as announced in
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/09/msg00004.html the
> > new dpkg-shlibdeps is stricter in what it accepts and will fail when it
> > can't find dependency information for a library that is used by an
> > executable or a public library (a public library is defined as a library
> > which has a SONAME, see the output of "objdump -p").
> > 
> > Failures look like this:
> > dpkg-shlibdeps: failure: No dependency information found for libkdeinit4_kfmclient.so (used by debian/konqueror/usr/bin/kfmclient).
> > 
> > It might also look like this:
> > dpkg-shlibdeps: failure: couldn't find library libhpip.so.0 (note: only packages with 'shlibs' files are looked into).
> After my last attempts to rebuild the archive (using rebuildd) on
> powerpc, I've faced that given this, lots of packages now FTBFS.

  Not true, that's because lazy maintainers didn't read d-d-a and should
have fixed it in the generous 48h window that was given to them. You can
ignore them.

·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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