Discussion about bug #615504
martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Tue Aug 17 05:13:21 UTC 2010
Leandro de Oliveira [2010-08-16 15:29 -0300]:
> The main issue is that a symlink named libbluetooth.so is required for
> bluecove to work without user intervention.
This sounds like a build system bug of bluecove. Library packages
must not install a versionless libfoo.so symlink. This is allowed for
-dev packages, since they do not have to be installable in several
versions in parallel, but that must be the case for the actual
libraries. Also, linking against a versionless library would be very
crash prone, since you cannot rely on the library's ABI.
bluecove isn't packaged, it seems to be a third-party app?
Martin Pitt | http://www.piware.de
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