Moi! In the process of packaging the sound editor glame, I noticed this small issue: Glame (and other packages like xmms for example) makes use of plugins that are dlopen()ed on demand at runtime. Those plugins are compiled and linked as shared libs, but obviously, one does not want to create a shlibs file for them as they are strictly tied to the ABI of one particular package. Lintian, however, doesn't know how to distinguish between shared libs and plugins, and complains loudly about a missing shlibs on the plugins. For now I added a lintian overrides for this, but Sean asked me to bring up discussion here to clarify what lintian should treat as shared lib in the future in order to properly solve this issue. Any ideas? Best regards, Daniel.
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