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Re: Britney error with the gossip package?

Le mardi 07 octobre 2008 à 17:13 -0400, Felipe Sateler a écrit :
> Wasn't dpkg supposed to use max(shlibs, build-depends)? The rationale, IIRC, is
> because a particular program might rely on a specific bugfix in a given version
> of the library. Since bugfixes don't cause shlibs bumps, this was a way for the
> maintainer to enforce the correct functioning of the program.

It only does so for packages with symbol files. The shlibs system
doesn’t provide a mapping between shared library packages and
development packages, which .symbols files do.

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