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Re: Source-depends?

On Sun, May 23, 1999 at 03:07:19AM +0300, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> > Some of these can be detected automatically (#5 could be discovered with a
> > grep on debian/rules, for example), but some can't.
> So, what's the problem?  We don't autodetect all of binary dependencies
> either.  Maintainers generally know what they need to build their packages;
> it should be trivial for them to list the dependencies explicitly!
> Besides, if source dependencies were completely autodetectable, we wouldn't
> need them.

Agreed. We don't need any magic, just a common location for that useful
piece of information.

enJoy -*/\*- http://jagor.srce.hr/~jrodin/

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