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Re: RFH: liblicense: dpkg-shlibdeps: failure: couldn't find library

Asheesh Laroia <asheesh@asheesh.org> writes:

> When building this dsc
> <http://asheesh.org/debian/pool/main/libl/liblicense/liblicense_0.5.1-1.dsc>,
> I get at the end of the build:
> dpkg-shlibdeps: failure: couldn't find library liblicense.so.1 needed by
> debian/liblicense-cli/usr/bin/license (its RPATH is '').
> Note: libraries are not searched in other binary packages that do not have
> any shlibs or symbols file.
> To help dpkg-shlibdeps find private libraries, you might need to set
> dh_shlibdeps: command returned error code 512
> make: *** [binary-arch] Error 1
> dpkg-buildpackage: failure: fakeroot debian/rules binary gave error exit
> status 2
> Naturally, I'm probably doing something wrong - but I have no idea what
> it is.  I think that the soname and library package name are correct,
> for one thing.  Can someone perhaps help?

You have dh_makeshlibs commented out in your debian/rules file.  You have
to run dh_makeshlibs when building shared libraries.  Otherwise, you don't
get a shlibs file, which means that the shared library package won't work
right and dh_shlibdeps can't find it when setting shared library

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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