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Re: RFS: libssh - SSH and SCP library

On Thu, Jul 07, 2005 at 08:36:39AM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote :
> Hi,
> > > > Should the package name contain the version number? (like the libssl
> > > > packages)
> > > 
> > > Yes, it should be called libssh-0.11-0.
> > 
> > I'd rather call it libssh0.11 or libssh-0.11, since the -0 is the
> > package version number (I took the libssl0.9.7 package as example :
> > package name is libssl0.9.7, package version is 0.9.7g-1, and package
> > filename is libssl0.9.7_0.9.7g-1_i386.deb).
> You are looking at the wrong part of the wrong package, 
> because libssl is one of the few exceptional packages which 
> really do have that soname,
> $ objdump -p /usr/lib/libssl.so.0.9.7 | grep SONAME
>   SONAME      libssl.so.0.9.7
> Call your package libssh-0.11-0.

This has been corrected. I assume the -0 part is the SONAME major version?
Is there any other mistake?

> Quoting from the libpkg-guide (which itself is a quote from vorlon)
> I pointed out to you and you probably have not read yet:
> 	$ objdump -p /path/to/libfoo-bar.so.1.2.3 | sed -n -e's/^[[:space:]]*SONAME[[:space:]]*//p' | sed -e's/\([0-9]\)\.so\./\1-/; s/\.so\.//'

I read it, but my not-so-good english and my lack of sleep made me
misunderstand a lot of things (in this thread and in the guide you
mention). Sorry about that.

I am very grateful for the help you've given and time you spend for me.
Even if this package is not perfect, and if I don't find a sponsor in
the end, I at least learnt a lot of things.


Jean-Philippe Garcia Ballester

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