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Re: Script to fix library dependencies

On 26 Dec 1996, Guy Maor wrote:

maor >This script makes an assumption that is ONLY guaranteed for libc5 -
maor >that the soname is the name and first number and that the interface is
maor >compatible among the first two numbers.

That is typical for sharable libraries.

maor >I don't recommend running this script.  Resulting packages may have
maor >broken dependency information.

True. This is a hack to avoid generating overzealous dependencies with the
current packages.

maor >Instead, the appropriate packages should have their .shlibs files
maor >fixed.  For example, the libc5 in both rex and bo should use version
maor >5.4.0-0.


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