Re: libraries without version in SONAME
What package? Is it itself a library? Do other packages actually use
On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 08:06:07PM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >>> On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 12:36:44AM +0200, email@example.com wrote:
> >>> I was looking into packaging a software that has a soname:
> >>> SONAME libyate.so
> >>> but no version, and also upstream doesn't want any version on this
> > library.
> >>> During dh_shlibdeps i get :
> >>> dpkg-shlibdeps: warning: format of libyate.so not recognized
> >>> is this a problem because of the missing SONAME version or some other
> > thing ?
> >> Yup, vi `which dpkg-shlibdeps `, line 120:
> > [snip]
> I have a problem with the upstream. It seems they want the package in
> Debian very much, however they don't want to hear about versioned SONAMES,
> and asked me not to make such a patch.
> Since the project is GPL nothing forbids me from creating such a patch but
> that would be against upstream's wishes.
> Also not having versioned sonames breaks dh_makeshlibs, dh_shlibdeps.
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