[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: FW: Re: help: shlibs problem

On Sun, Dec 24, 2000 at 09:29:00AM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> However, if objdump lists a library that ldd can't find the path for, and the
> library is mentioned in debian/shlibs.local, isn't it reasonable for
> dpkg-shlibdeps to assume that this local library is the one it's looking for?
> After all, passing LD_LIBRARY_PATH to ldd doesn't help the fact that we
> still have to go to debian/shlibs.local to find the binary package name.  Why
> not suppress the warning, since it's pretty much meaningless in this case?
> Further, the man page says that the debian/shlibs.local file has higher
> precedence than shlibs listings for installed packages.  So even if ldd
> /does/ find a library with the same soname belonging to an installed package,
> it should still use the dependency name from shlibs.local, correct?

IIRC, shlibs.local isn't needed in this case, because we use
ldd/objdump. IOW, it will simply know that the library is contained in
the package, and ignore the self-dep. To be honest, I think shlibs.local
isn't need at all now, because dpkg-shlibdeps even checks
debian/*/DEBIAN/shlibs aswell.


/  Ben Collins  --  ...on that fantastic voyage...  --  Debian GNU/Linux   \
`  bcollins@debian.org  --  bcollins@openldap.org  --  bcollins@linux.com  '

Reply to: