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Tuesday, August 5, 2008

cryptlib library lintian error

Lintian error:
* sharedobject-in-library-directory-missing-soname usr/lib/libcl.so.3.3.0
* sharedobject-in-library-directory-missing-soname usr/lib/libcl.so
Part of the extended description of this tag is:
> A shared object was identified in a library directory (i.e. a directory in the standard linker path) which doesn't have a SONAME. This is usually an error.
If the SONAME should always include the major version number then, then the symlink libcl.so should be libcl.so.3; or should just include another symbolic link using just libcl.so.3. Or it could be better to install the file itself as libcl.so.3, with symbolic links to the full name libcl.so.3.3.0 & the short name libcl.so. If so; will need to change the writeup in README.source and create a new source archive that includes that change.
Updated debian/README.source as follows: Remove libcl.so. Create symbolic links from libcl.so.3.3.0 to libcl.so & libcl.so.3.3.0 (r180,r181)). Made corrections to the source archive being used.

Sunday, August 3, 2008

Java Telnet App for SBBS

One of the applications that comes with Synchronet is a Java Telnet Applet. The Java Telnet Applet (jta) is already a standard packaage in Debian: will neeed to investigate the use of that version of jta, instead of the version that is distributed with Synchronet.