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Re: Broken symlinks in development packages?

pfaffben@pilot.msu.edu (Ben Pfaff) writes:

> Is there a good reason so many -dev packages contain broken symlinks
> in /usr/lib?
> blp:/raid/home/blp$ for d in /usr/lib/*.so; do if echo `file $d` | \
> grep -q broken; then dpkg -S $d; fi; done


I don't have this problem:

% file /usr/lib/*.so | grep broken

It's my understanding this happens if the versions of the -dev package
and the main package don't match.

    Carey Evans  <*>  http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/  gc

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