Re: Mass bug filing for shared library broken symlinks detected by piuparts
On 2013-07-04 03:27, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 03, 2013 at 05:35:35PM +0200, Ondrej Surý wrote:
>>> fabien boucher <email@example.com>
>>> libjson0-dev : json-c
>> Also a false positive - this is result of json to json-c library name
>> transition made by upstream and the symlink is kept there to allow programs
>> to be compiled with -ljson.
> I see:
> /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libjson.so -> libjson-c.so
> /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libjson-c.so -> /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libjson-c.so.2.0.1
> And /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libjson-c.so.2.0.1 exists, so I don't see
> why piuparts is giving a warning here.
IIRC #710676. One of the links is not shipped but generated by ldconfig.
But a -dev package does not call ldconfig, so this link is created
non-deterministically by another package calling ldconfig ... which may
happen shortly after the installation of libjson-dev - or two months later.