Re: dpkg-shlibdeps, ldd and /usr -> .
On Thu, Oct 10, 2002 at 11:27:43AM +1000, Glenn McGrath wrote:
> >The .shlibs file doesnt mention any path, so does the path (/usr/lib or
> > /lib) really need to be considered when dpkg-shlibdeps tries to find a
> > match ? (maybe its a dumb question)
> Im told on #deiban-devel
> <doogie> the plan is to have dpkg strip the path, match on filename, then
> on the resultant matches, to a realname() on the dirs, and match that back
> up with the strip path from step 1
> <doogie> this will fix hurd, and any admin who has decided to move any dir
> to any non-standard location
I don't suppose doogie mentioned whether this feature was coming
before or after the upcoming iceage, did he? =)
I can't complain, I don't speak enough Perl to send a patch. *sigh*...
learning from failures is nice in theory...
but in practice, it sucks :)
- Wolfgang Jaehrling