Bug#420069: nspr: bad shlibs information exposed

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Fri Apr 20 05:16:13 UTC 2007

On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 09:09:29PM +0200, Alexander Sack <asac at jwsdot.com> wrote:
> Package: nspr
> Tags: patch
> Version: 4.6.6-2
> Severity: serious
> A typo or copy-paste error in debian/rules leads to bad shlibs
> dependencies in packages that build against libnspr4-dev.
> e.g. libnss3-0d has dependency on libnss3-0d >= instead of
> libnspr4-0d.

Note that this only breaks the dependencies, not the programs, since
libnss3-0d itself depends on libnspr4-0d, it will be installed anyways.

> Fix is checked in. Just bump version of changelog and reupload.

I changed the shlib version. libnspr4-0d is still okay to use
with binaries built against 4.6.6.

> please take care that nss is respun too as current dependencies for
> non i386 are broken.

I will ask for binNMU, then (which will be a good occasion to see if
it's really binNMU-safe as intended).



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