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Re: Feaping Creature-ism in core Debian Packages

Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> writes:

> Just how do you expect source dependencies to be determined in any
> "automatic" fashion, as they are in binary packages?

Just an idea, but could we not do something like fakeroot.

If we had a library which implemented a version of open() that logged
every file opened during a build it should give us enough information
to automatically determine many of the source dependencies.

Cheers, Phil.

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