Bug#509932: shlibs format only addresses one versioning structure
The current description of the shlibs format in section 8.6.3 assumes
all shared libraries have SONAMEs of the form libfoo.so.<version>.
However, Debian's tools also support a versioned SONAME of the form
The regex used to parse such SONAMEs in dpkg-shlibdeps is:
so textually we would say that the SONAME must end in .so and everything
from the first hyphen followed by a digit to the .so is taken to be the
Lintian will be updated to match in the next release, and I filed a bug
against dh_makeshlibs to suggest using the same regex (it currently accepts
anything after a dash and doesn't require the digit or that the SONAME end
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Debian Release: lenny/sid
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Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
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