Bug 122519 - [PATCH] /usr/lib/libgcrypt.so.* is not owned by package
[PATCH] /usr/lib/libgcrypt.so.* is not owned by package
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libgcrypt (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2004-05-05 09:42 EDT by Michael Schwendt
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-05 17:09:16 EDT
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patch for spec file (774 bytes, patch)
2004-05-05 09:43 EDT, Michael Schwendt
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Description Michael Schwendt 2004-05-05 09:42:34 EDT
$ rpm -qf /usr/lib/libgcrypt.so.11
file /usr/lib/libgcrypt.so.11 is not owned by any package

$ rpm -q libgcrypt

Also true for libgcrypt-1.2.0-1 in rawhide. Trivial patch attached.
Comment 1 Michael Schwendt 2004-05-05 09:43:21 EDT
Created attachment 99989 [details]
patch for spec file
Comment 2 Nalin Dahyabhai 2004-05-05 17:09:16 EDT
The link is created and managed by ldconfig.  I'm inclined to let
ldconfig continue to handle it, so marking wontfix.
Comment 3 Cristian Gafton 2004-05-05 17:36:50 EDT
teher could be a case made for having those files as %ghost...
Comment 4 Michael Schwendt 2004-05-05 18:17:23 EDT
* Nalin, I do respect your decision, but it is a bad one, since not
including the link creates an inconsistency between what

  $ rpm -q --provides libgcrypt

reports and what is included in the package actually. In particular,
this makes it difficult to check for damaged packages with "rpm -V"
(as what applications link against is not included in the package!)

* %ghost'ing the link would work, too, but would require more effort
at the spec file level.

* Btw, "rpm -qf /usr/lib/*.so.?" reveals that indeed the majority of
packages include these links.

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