Re: Finding out why a Build-Dependency is fetched.
On Thu, 20 Dec 2007, Kumar Appaiah wrote:
> Also, when I try to build the package on my machine outside a
> pbuilder, with the B-Deps installed, it works fine without atlas, and
> generates packages which don't depend explicitly on libatlas. However,
> the moment I try to use pbuilder on it, it fetches atlas3-base-dev for
> the build, and my package now depends on atlas3-base.
The building of a package should not produce a different package if
some additional packages not listed in "Build-Conflicts" are
In other words, if you specifically do not want "atlas3-base-dev" to
be present during the build then you should put it in
I know that this does not explain why pbuilder is behaving the way it
is but it seems to be a solution.