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I no-symbols-control-file

All reports of no-symbols-control-file for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

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.

Refer to the dpkg-gensymbols(1) manual page and https://wiki.debian.org/UsingSymbolsFiles for details.

Severity: info

Check: shared-libs

This tag has not been emitted in any package tested by Lintian.