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Re: Symbol-based dependencies on shared libraries: some news

Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> wrote:
> dpkg-gensymbols -plibcurl3 -Pdebian/libcurl3
> dpkg-gensymbols -plibcurl3-gnutls -Pdebian/libcurl3-gnutls
> (you should also create debian/<package>.symbols file, see below
> to grab some pre-generated files)

> If you want dpkg-shlibdeps to generate smaller dependencies, you have
> to provide some useful symbols file in /etc/dpkg/symbols/
> (some up-to-date files here: http://users.alioth.debian.org/~hertzog/symbols.tar.bz2
> they were generated by scanning successively etch/lenny/sid packages)


Is /etc/dpkg/symbols/ just a temporary location?

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