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Wpackage-name-doesnt-match-sonames

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.113.26. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.113.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 43a81d7. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check libraries/shared/soname.

Visibility: warning

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&/'

The following 713 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 1000 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 692 overrides. The tag performed 31% of the time.