Re: different package and source name
> Od: Don Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > I am preparing package from 'lv2-c++-tools' source. It is library so I called
> packages 'lv2-c++-tools0' and 'lv2-c++-tools-dev'
> > But I got this warning from lintian:
> > W: lv2-c++-tools0: package-name-doesnt-match-sonames libpaq0
> > I renamed packages to libpaq0 and libpaq-dev.
> lv2-c++-tools contains at least three libraries; liblv2-gui,
> liblv2-plugin, and libpaq; presumably you should be building separate
> binaries and -dev packages for them all.
> You'll want to read the library packaging guide before continuing much
> > My question is: Is it normal to have totally different name of
> > source and packages or should be solved somehow e.g. ask upstream
> > for renaming source?
> In general, a source package should build at least one binary package
> with the same name. The major exception are libraries like this one.
Thanks for help