Bug#520981: libwebkit-1.0-2: Library package contains non-versioned files

Luis Rodrigo Gallardo Cruz rodrigo at debian.org
Tue Mar 24 05:22:43 UTC 2009

Package: libwebkit-1.0-2
Version: 1.1.3-1
Severity: serious
Justification: Policy 8.2

$ dpkg -L libwebkit-1.0-2


Policy 8.2:

 If your package contains files whose names do not change with each change in
 the library shared object version, you must not put them in the shared
 library package. Otherwise, several versions of the shared library cannot be
 installed at the same time without filename clashes, making upgrades and
 transitions unnecessarily difficult.

In particular, this keeps me from installing experimental liferea and unstable 
gimp at the same time. (Well, the experimental liferea I'm about to upload in
a couple hours, rather).

Please move the libexec files to a different package.

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