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
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 43a81d7. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/symbols.
The symbols file contains the placeholder
Build-Depends-Package field. During the build process, it
will be replaced with the wrong value. There is no placeholder that works.
The development package for your shared library must be stated explicitly.
With the information,
dpkg-shlibdeps(1) can calculate the
installation prerequisites for your package from the build prerequisites.
For more information please consult:
- Debian Policy Manual section 220.127.116.11
- the deb-symbols(5) manual page
- the dpkg-shlibdeps(1) manual page