Bug#509933: versioning SONAMEs of shared libraries is not clearly recommended
Raphael Hertzog <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm not sure the ldconfig bit is relevant here. Simply state that the
> symlink must be provided by the package (created is confusing, it might
> mean created by the postinst through the ldconfig call). If you want to
> speak of ldconfig you can put it in a footnote saying that the symlink
> might be updated by ldconfig and that the real location is cached to
> optimize the work of the dynamic loader ld.so.
We go into ldconfig later, so I think you're right. I pulled the
reference to ldconfig in this section.
> and you might want to state "shlibs or symbols"
Added a reference pointing to deb-symbols(5) for right now until someone
has a chance to write up symbols for inclusion into Policy.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>