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Re: Debian (and RedHat) source package format (was Re: Qt and other)

On Sun, Nov 22, 1998 at 12:13:52AM -0500, Raul Miller wrote:
> > In fact, I think that any exceptions to this general case should be
> > classified as a bug.  [Yeah, you have to work around this issue for
> > bootstrapping a new os, but bootstrapping is a tangential issue.]

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org> wrote:
> Packages need what the upstream author makes them need.  You can't call it a
> bug because someone made a package that uses some oddball tool to compile.

Yeah, but I can call it a bug that the prerequisite isn't packaged


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