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Shared library packaging question

I'm in the process of repackaging the Stanford GraphBase.  In the
past, Milan Zamazal has created only one binary package, even though
it includes a shared library.  In essence, it is a development package
only -- I do not envisage any other packages depending upon the shared
library.  Is it therefore OK to just create one package containing
both the library libgb.so.X.Y and also the symlinks libgb.so.X and
libgb.so?  This appears to run contrary to Debian Policy 4.3, but it
would seem a bit daft to need a second package for just the symlink
and perhaps some demo programs.

Suggestions please?



            Julian Gilbey             Email: J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
       Dept of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary & Westfield College,
                  Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, ENGLAND
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