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

rocheml@httrack.com writes:

> Hi folks,
> 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 ?

If linking against your libmypackage1 requires a certain version then
specify that relationship in your shlibs file. Then the shlibs:Depends
will be what you need and lintian won#t scream. problem solved.


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