Dmitrijs Ledkovs dmitrij.ledkov at
Fri Jan 30 04:23:36 GMT 2009

2009/1/30 Chow Loong Jin <hyperair at>:
> On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 03:52 +0000, dmitrij.ledkov at wrote:
>> Hello all
>> You can grab my packaging from lp:~dmitrij.ledkov/libsword/dima or view it here [1]
>> I get the lintian warnings on two packages diatheke and the libsword-dev,
>> saying that the debian changelog file is a symlink to the one in the libsword7 package.
>> Unfortunately I have failed to figure out what part of the rules is doing that !!!
>> =(((((( man page for the dh_installchangelogs says it doesn't do any symlinks.
>> This is work in progress. Don't be harsh =)
>>  [1]
> Actually this debian-changelog-file-is-a-symlink thing automatically
> happens in the case of Ubuntu when one package depends directly upon
> another, and both originate from the same source package. It's actually
> safe to ignore this warning in the case of Ubuntu, since it's a feature
> of Ubuntu's debhelper in order to save space on the install CD or
> something like that.

Aha!!!! So if the source package will be uploaded to the Debian archive the resulting binary will not have that?!

Ok Thanks!!!!!

With best regards

Ледков Дмитрий Юрьевич

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