Re: packaging-dev meta package
On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 02:20:48PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 04:52:38PM -0400, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> > On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 4:49 PM, Benjamin Drung <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Recommends or Suggests:
> > > cdbs
> > > cmake
> > My reasoning on these two was that some people probably aren't
> > interested in switching from cdbs to quilt, so coming across packages
> > still using it will be common for a while. CMake is a corollary to
> > autoconf and heavily used in KDE-land, which seems like a
> > not-insignificant number of packages.
> But in both cases, those should be pulled in as build-depends, no?
Well, I think it is worthwhile to be able to modify and build source
packages without having to install the full Build-Depends. Do you
usually need to have cmake installed to run the clean target? If so,
that might be a reason to include it.