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

Raul Miller writes:
 > 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
 > first.

hmm, is this a bug? For example to build tk8.0 you need tcl8.0 still
in it's build directory.

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