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[Bug 1337898] Re: Invalid symlinks for libungif.so and libungif.a


This bug was fixed in the package giflib - 5.1.1-0ubuntu1

giflib (5.1.1-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium

  * New upstream version.
  * Enable parallel builds.
  * Build-depend on xmlto.
  * Don't ship broken libungif symlinks. Closes: #732272. LP: #1337898.

 -- Matthias Klose <doko@xxxxxxxxxx>  Wed, 21 Oct 2015 16:28:17 +0200

** Changed in: giflib (Ubuntu)
       Status: Confirmed => Fix Released

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  Invalid symlinks for libungif.so and libungif.a

Status in giflib package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on x86_64 I am experiencing the following bug in
  libgif-dev 4.1.6-11:

  Symbol links for libungif.a, libungif.la, and libungif.so are created
  in /usr/lib that point to libgif.a, libgif.la and libgif.so.4.1.6
  respectively. However, these files are not in /usr/lib but in
  /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu. Therefore, the symbol links are invalid.

  I suggest fixing this by placing the symbol links in the same
  directory as the target files.

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