Re: Dependencies on shared libs, take 2
Steve Langasek wrote:
> Throwing a sensible error at build-time if the soname has changed without
> a package name change is also something that needs to be done, as well as
> throwing an error at build-time if symbols listed in the symbols file have
> gone missing;
Lintian already does the first, and a new check could be added for the
second. There should be no need to complicate Raphaël's proposal when there
is already a tool specifically designed for tests of this sort.
What you want may be achieved by enforcing the use of lintian, but I don't
know how that can be done.