Re: Need help with SONAME and dcmtk package
On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 10:28:03PM +0100, Juergen Salk wrote:
> * Mathieu Malaterre <firstname.lastname@example.org> [110128 10:37]:
> > So I have updated the debian/rules files to properly pass a version 2
> > (instead of 1) to the compilation flags. What else should I be
> > changing: libdcmtk1 should now be libdcmtk2?
> Yes. The library package name should reflect the soname attribute.
> > Do I need to explicitely add new conflicts in the control file?
> At least the libdcmtk2-dev package must have a conflicts against the
> previous version in order to prevent two versions installed at the
> same time, which would cause a filename clash of the header files
> included in the packages.
It is not advised to have versioned -dev packages in general, unless
there is a good reason for it (e.g. 100+ packages using the library and
porting being not trivial).
> For the libdcmtk2 package I don't think there's a conflicts
It must be made sure that the libdcmtk1 and libdcmtk2 packages can be
installed in parallel, i.e. no file conflicts exist. This is usually
the case if no files under e.g. /usr/share or /usr/bin are in the