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Re: lintian and binary plugins

Previously David Benson wrote:
> so, is it correct that plugins are not treated as
> shared libraries under policy?  [so this isn't really
> a policy violation, just a lintian false-negative]

It's just lintian being a bit overly anal I guess. Plugins are not
libraries and should not be treated as such.

> perhaps lintian could ignore .so files
> outside of /lib, /usr/lib, /usr/X11R6/lib?

That sounds like a reasonable idea.


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