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Re: Meaning of `source code'

On Tue, 4 Nov 1997, Bruce Perens wrote:

> From: Juan Cespedes <cespedes@debian.org>
> > Then, AFAIK, `dpkg' shouldn't be in the Debian main
> > distribution.  I think it needs a libtool from the GNU sources which
> > is not in Debian yet.  Am I wrong here?
> This must be a recent change, as I've built dpkg on a Debian system before.
> Are you sure this isn't in "unstable"?

	Well, it isn't libtool, but `dpkg' certainly needs `gettext'
to be built, and it's not in the main Debian distribution.  It's only
in project/experimental.

	BTW, I haven't been able to build it even with the gettext in
project/experimental.  Does anyone know if it needs a newer one?

Juan Cespedes

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