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Re: checking shared lib sonames, potential mass-filing of bugs.

On Sun, 5 May 2002 22:59:55 +0900,
Junichi Uekawa <dancer@netfort.gr.jp> wrote:
> I've written a crude script to go through Contents-i386.gz file
> to find some suspiciously looking shared library packages.
> It does show up some false positives, but 
> there seem to be real problematic libraries around.
[the script and its output]
> usr/lib/libshhmsg.so.1 libs/shhmsg 1
Then what kind of fix do you suggest, or are you just complaining?

On Wed, 23 Jan 2002 00:19:09 +0900,
Junichi Uekawa <dancer@netfort.gr.jp> wrote to 118143@bugs.debian.org:
| Oohara Yuuma <oohara@libra.interq.or.jp> cum veritate scripsit:
| > I want to adopt shhmsg (#118143), but I am not a Debian developer,
| > so I can't change the title of the wnpp bug until I find a sponsor.
| > If you are interested, please sponsor me.
| > 
| > I changed the package name because soname is the right thing.
| > http://www.interq.or.jp/libra/oohara/debian-unofficial/shhmsg_1.3.4.orig.tar.gz
| > http://www.interq.or.jp/libra/oohara/debian-unofficial/shhmsg_1.3.4-3.diff.gz
| > http://www.interq.or.jp/libra/oohara/debian-unofficial/shhmsg_1.3.4-3.dsc
| That will break snake4, just for the sake of it.
| Please don't just change package name for the sake of it.
| Don't try to touch library packages unless you know its consequences.

Oohara Yuuma <oohara@libra.interq.or.jp>
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