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Re: shared library -dev package naming proposal

* Junichi Uekawa (dancer@netfort.gr.jp) wrote:
> The current recommendation I'm trying to give is:
> Package: libXXXNNNN-dev
> Conflicts: libXXX-dev
> Provides: libXXX-dev
> Thus, it won't contradict with your requirement to
> be able to just build-depend on libXXX-dev.

Uhh, then it doesn't fix your 'QA' concern anyway...

> Having a solid naming scheme will allow me to
> ldd /usr/lib/libwhatever.so to track down its
> shared library dependency, and appending "-dev" 
> to individual package to create the list of 
> requisite -dev packages.

If this is actually necessary for libtool-using packages, then write
something which goes through all of the .la files and does this, since
that's what libtool wants to do.


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