Re: Source dependencies
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> writes:
> Why should the source dependencies not be recorded in the
> deb-control file?
If you're recompiling the source, you would obviously have the source
and dsc. You might not have the deb binaries.
> Secondly, I use dpkg-buildpackage, and hence never generate my
> dsc file by hand,
Presumably dpkg-source would be modified to add the field to the
generated dsc file.
> When it comes to building packages (where source dependencies
> have a role), I think a different set of packages than the Essential
> set are required.
Yes, of course. It would be a superset.
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