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

Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:

> Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> writes:
>> 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.
>> Why would you want to do that?
> Usually because the binaries shipped with the package use internal,
> undocumented interfaces that are not available to the rest of the world
> and hence are not considered part of the SONAME (i.e., upstream doesn't
> bump the SONAME when they change).

And you can't use a shlibs.local file to override the lesser
restrictions when building?


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