Oh dear…

Subject: zlib_1.2.3.3.dfsg-16_amd64.changes REJECTED Reject Reasons: lib32z1: lintian output: ’embedded-zlib ./usr/lib32/libz.so.1.2.3.3′, +automatically rejected package. lib32z1: If you have a good reason, you may override this lintian tag. I guess I should’ve actually reported the lintian bug rather than just ignoring the bogus warning.

dpkg symbol versioning

About a month ago I added symbol version information to the zlib package, allowing dpkg-shlibdeps to calculate more relaxed dependencies for packages using the library. The results have been very satisfying so far – of the 1784 packages depending on zlib1g on amd64: 532 depend on zlib1g 1:1.2.3.3.dfsg-1, the version which introduced support for _FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 […]