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Re: lib- prefix for non-library (was: Bug#693998: ITP: linux-minidisc -- Free software for accessing NetMD and HiMD MiniDisc devices)

On Mon, 26 Nov 2012, David Prévot wrote:
> Seems weird to see another non-library ending up in the
> pool/main/libr/ directory of our archive (and yet another special
> case to handle for tools like deborphan). It would be nice to avoid
> the lib- prefix for non-library.

If you want to know if something is a library or not, that's what
Section: lib and various debtags (devel::library,
role::shared-library, etc.) are for.

Don Armstrong

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which could be a miracle happen every second, the odds of not seeing a
miracle in a month are less than 8 in 100. Clearly miracles are not
all that miraculous.

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