Re: Bug#351030: libmail-spf-query-perl: FTBFS: Missing Build-Depends
Julian Mehnle <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Daniel Schepler wrote:
>> If I add netbase to the Build-Depends, the package builds fine [in my
>> pbuilder chroot].
> Is it really necessary to list "netbase" in a package's "Build-Depends
> (-Indep)" control field? Or could there be something wrong with your
> (Sorry, I have little experience with Debian packages that require a net
> connection during building.)
netbase is probably required in Build-Depends if the test suite wants to
do any sort of network testing even via the loopback address, which I
think can be safely assumed to exist when building packages.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>