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Wpackage-name-doesnt-match-sonames

Tag versions

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.328. That is the most recent version we know about.

The package name of a library package should usually reflect the soname of the included library. The package name can determined from the library file name with the following code snippet:

$ objdump -p /path/to/libfoo-bar.so.1.2.3 | sed -n -e's/^[[:space:]]*SONAME[[:space:]]*//p' | \ sed -r -e's/([0-9]).so./\1-/; s/.so(.|$)//; y/_/-/; s/(.*)/\L&/'

Visibility: warning

Check: binaries

The following 722 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 1014 times.

We found 705 overrides. The tag performed 30% of the time.