On Fri, 2005-01-14 at 18:44 +0100, Frank Küster wrote: > Scott James Remnant <email@example.com> wrote: > > > In effect, if you're building unstable packages on stable, the first > > thing you should build is unstable's build-essential. > > Are you kidding? Well, this is okay if we're talking only about added > packages or higher versioned depends. But you can't mean "backport all > packages in build-essential in the versions in unstable" - that would > mean backporting libc6, and then it wouldn't be a backport any more. > This would only be true if build-essential declared a versioned dependency on libc6 higher than that satisfied in stable. Scott -- Have you ever, ever felt like this? Had strange things happen? Are you going round the twist?
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