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I no-symbols-control-file

Although the package includes a shared library, the package does not have a symbols control file.

dpkg can use symbols files in order to generate more accurate library dependencies for applications, based on the symbols from the library that are actually used by the application.

For more information please consult:

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.140. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 23f836f. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/shlibs.

Visibility: info

The following 1902 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 5987 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 732 overrides. The tag performed 88% of the time.