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Re: Bug#595613: Moving all EMBOSS libraries to /usr/lib/emboss/lib ?

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 14:17:29 +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:

> In our Debian packages, I propose to move the EMBOSS libraries from /usr/lib,
> for instance in /usr/lib/emboss/lib, and to merge the packages libajax6,
> libajax6-dev, libnucleus6, libnucleus6-dev, into the emboss-lib package. This
> will also prevent package renaming or confusion when versions 7 and higher of
> EMBOSS will be released.
> Together with a change of section, it will also make the EMBOSS libraries
> private from a Debian point of view, and solve our problem with emboss-lib that
> currently does not respect the Policy with the eplplot library (a fork of the
> plplot library that should not be used outside EMBOSS).
If the libraries are used outside of their own source package (which is
the case here for embassy-*, AIUI), then they are not private, and need
to be versioned correctly so those other packages can link against them
and get proper dependencies.


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