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Re: dpkg & autoconf

On Sun, Aug 23, 1998 at 12:14:51AM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> It should be possible to build dpkg on non-debian systems using:
> ./configure && make
> It's not.

Yes, and this is really bad, IMHO. We will have to work on dpkg a lot before
we can release Debian 3.0 :) (or dpkg 2.0)
> Anyone know what's up with this situation?

See report #24700, I think you can follow up there if you have additional

Thank you,

PS: The numbers of open bugs for dpkg is frightening. It looks nearly

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