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The tag is present in Lintian version 2.109.6. 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/ | sed -n -e's/^[[:space:]]*SONAME[[:space:]]*//p' | \ sed -r -e's/([0-9]).so./\1-/; s/.so(.|$)//; y/_/-/; s/(.*)/\L&/'

Visibility: warning

Check: libraries/shared/soname

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

We found 698 overrides. The tag performed 31% of the time.