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Re: Lintian package-has-a-duplicate-relation

On Sun, Apr 16, 2006 at 12:18:58PM +0200, rocheml@httrack.com wrote:
> Is there a way to force a specific library version known in
> ${shlibs:Depends} ?
> Using "Depends: ${shlibs:Depends}" is not really fine, if I want to
> force the library to be upgraded when the primary binary package is
> updated.
> However,
> Depends: ${shlibs:Depends}, libmypackage1 (= ${Source-Version})
> Will make lintian scream.
> I could abandon the use of ${shlibs:Depends}, and list each dependencies
> manually, but this is a bit annoying.
> Any clever suggestions ?

Why?  If your library's ABI is changing with every revision, you should
be bumping the soversion.

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