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Re: exim 3.22-4 dependency problem

On Fri, Jun 22, 2001 at 07:11:05PM +0200, Robert Bihlmeyer wrote:
> Since this also bit me today, I've hacked dpkg-shlibdeps 1.9.12 here
> (Marcus's patch does no longer apply). My version does not spew
> warnings, but may generate a spurious dependency in obscure cases[1]

This piece of code dpkg-shlibdeps constitutes always confuses me like hell.

> [1] When searching for libfoo.so.4's package, it will not only find
> the package containing /lib/libfoo.so.4, but also the package
> containing /bar/bazlib/libfoo.so.4. From a quick skim of the archive
> only acroread, gnat, and petsc2.1.0-dev may be affected by this.

Why don't you make it look explicitely for */lib/libfoo.so.4?


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