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Re: Why wouldn't gcc release build on Alpha ?

"Christopher C. Chimelis" wrote:

> Ok, here's what I do for all builds:
>  apt-get source <package>
> rather than using the '-b' option.  This unpacks the sources, but does not
> build.  Then, I go into the unpacked dir and look at debian/control (or in
> this case, debian/control.in, since the control file is generated at build
> time).  In there, you'll see a line that begins with:
>  Build-Depends:
> Which will list everything you need to build the package (or should...in
> the case of glibc, it will...I can vouch for that personally).

The Build-Depends line, if there is one, is also inserted into the downloaded
.dsc file, so you don't even need to look into package-ver/debian/control.


-Adam P.

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