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

Kurt Roeckx <kurt@roeckx.be> writes:
> On Sun, Apr 16, 2006 at 01:19:36PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> I've tried to do this before and encountered:

>>    See dpkg-shlibdeps(1) for details of the format of shared library
>>    dependency files.

>> which of course is recursive and that man page contains no such
>> details.  I don't actually know what the format of that file is
>> (although I expect I could make guesses at it from poking around, or
>> get a much better idea by reading over the source code).  But if there
>> is a standard format that someone knows, it would be great to have that
>> as a patch to Bug#316485.

> See policy section 8.6.  It's the same as normal shlibs files.

Wow, I somehow managed to completely miss that this was in Policy, despite
having read Policy all the way through a couple of times.

In penance, *I'll* go submit a patch to Bug#316485.

Thank you!

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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