Debian Bug report logs - #658097
tesseract-ocr: shared libraries in unversioned package

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Package: tesseract-ocr; Maintainer for tesseract-ocr is Jeffrey Ratcliffe <>; Source for tesseract-ocr is src:tesseract.

Reported by: Jakub Wilk <>

Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 11:27:01 UTC

Severity: serious

Found in version tesseract/3.01-1

Fixed in version tesseract/3.01-3

Done: Jeff Breidenbach <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to,, Jeffrey Ratcliffe <>:
Bug#658097; Package tesseract-ocr. (Tue, 31 Jan 2012 11:27:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #3 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Jakub Wilk <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: tesseract-ocr: shared libraries in unversioned package
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 12:25:48 +0100
Package: tesseract-ocr
Version: 3.01-1
Severity: serious
Justification: Policy 8.2

$ dpkg -c tesseract-ocr_3.01-2_i386.deb | grep -F .so
-rw-r--r-- root/root   3080032 2012-01-31 02:45 ./usr/lib/
lrwxrwxrwx root/root         0 2012-01-31 02:45 ./usr/lib/ ->
lrwxrwxrwx root/root         0 2012-01-31 02:45 ./usr/lib/ ->

Please move the shared libraries into a separate _versioned_ package.

Jakub Wilk

Added tag(s) pending. Request was from Anibal Monsalve Salazar <> to (Wed, 01 Feb 2012 07:09:08 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Reply sent to Jeff Breidenbach <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Thu, 02 Feb 2012 16:36:38 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Jakub Wilk <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Thu, 02 Feb 2012 16:36:38 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Jeff Breidenbach <>
Subject: Bug#658097: fixed in tesseract 3.01-3
Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2012 16:35:10 +0000
Source: tesseract
Source-Version: 3.01-3

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
tesseract, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to main/t/tesseract/libtesseract-dev_3.01-3_amd64.deb
  to main/t/tesseract/libtesseract3_3.01-3_amd64.deb
  to main/t/tesseract/tesseract-ocr_3.01-3_amd64.deb
  to main/t/tesseract/tesseract_3.01-3.diff.gz
  to main/t/tesseract/tesseract_3.01-3.dsc

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Jeff Breidenbach <> (supplier of updated tesseract package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:22:52 -0800
Source: tesseract
Binary: libtesseract-dev libtesseract3 tesseract-ocr
Architecture: source amd64
Version: 3.01-3
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Jeffrey Ratcliffe <>
Changed-By: Jeff Breidenbach <>
 libtesseract-dev - Development files for the tesseract command line OCR tool
 libtesseract3 - Command line OCR tool
 tesseract-ocr - Command line OCR tool
Closes: 599045 658097 658102 658167
 tesseract (3.01-3) unstable; urgency=low
   * Hey we are shipping version 3.x (closes: #599045)
   * Death to .la files (closes: #658102)
   * Temporarily remove osd dependency (closes: #658167)
   * tesseract-ocr-osd dependency now valid (closes: #658167)
   * Better package names for shared libraries (closes: #658097)
   * Tersify descriptions a little bit
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