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Re: possible mass-filing of bugs: many shared library packages contain binaries in usr/bin

Mike Furr <mike.furr@umbc.edu> immo vero scripsit:

> > There are some shared library packages that contain binaries in usr/bin
> > It is generally a bad idea, considering co-installation of 
> > shared libraries with different sonames.
> I would suggest, at most, adding a lintian warning for this post-woody. 
> If policy is amended(debatable) and enforcement needs to be more strict,
> one could then change this to an error condition.  However, a single
> maintainer would be responsible for multiple instances of an shlib in
> most, if not all cases, so it would be at his descretion to properly
> handle this.

I'm pretty distressed that people can't find what is wrong
with having binaries in shared library packages.

They don't upgrade properly.

Fix those bugs.


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