no-symbols-control-file

All reports of no-symbols-control-file for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

Although the package includes a shared library, the package does not have a symbols control file.

dpkg can use symbols files in order to generate more accurate library dependencies for applications, based on the symbols from the library that are actually used by the application.

Refer to the dpkg-gensymbols(1) manual page and http://wiki.debian.org/UsingSymbolsFiles for details.

Severity: wishlist, Certainty: certain

Check: shared-libs, Type: binary, udeb

Evolution of the no-symbols-control-file Lintian tag over the past 240 days:

History of no-symbols-control-file

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