Re: lintian warning - ?
Stephen> Hello all, I am making a .deb of a program, in this case
Stephen> kcdlabel, and I'm getting the following warning from lintian:
Stephen> W: kcdlabel: binary-or-shlib-defines-rpath ./usr/bin/kcdlabel
Stephen> I don't know enough about the fundamentals of coding to know
Stephen> what it means, much less how to fix it. In looking at the
Stephen> rest of it, it appears that it is a problem in the upstream
Stephen> code, rather than the packaging. Am I correct in thinking
Yes. Most likely, upstream uses GNU libtool to build a shared
library, and libtool has this annoying habit. It has been discussed
many times; a search in the archive for "libtool" should lead other
maintainers' ways of dealing with it.
Ian Zimmerman, Oakland, California, U.S.A.
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