[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Bug#571776: debian-policy: Libraries should be allowed to not provide shlibs when they provide symbols file

On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 09:34:50 +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:

> Package: debian-policy
> Version:
> Severity: wishlist
> AFAIK, the current version of dpkg in stable supports symbols files, so I
> think it is time we loosen the requirement for shlibs files when symbols
> files are present.
> Requiring shlibs when there is a symbols file also is error-prone, as when
> the symbols file is updated, the shlibs may not be bumped.
Agreed, but with the caveat that libs shipping an udeb need to keep
their .shlibs file, afaik.


Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: