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Re: Putting .so symlinks in libs package for dlopen()ing?

On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 11:26:14AM +1100, Timshel Knoll wrote:
> 1. Put the .so symlinks in the libreiserfs-0.3-0 package. This breaks
>    policy (section 9.0 says that the associated development package
>    should contain the shared library without a version number). This is
>    also a really bad precedent to set for other shared library packages
>    which are dlopen()d.

Just for the record, this is bad not just because policy days it is bad
;-), but it prevents installing multiple versions of the library at the
same time.
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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