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Re: equivalent of *BSD's 'make world' in debian?

Julian Gilbey wrote:
> It will be impossible to rebuild the whole distribution from scratch,
> though.  Build dependencies will be circular in all sorts of key
> places in the development core.  But once you have a working kernel,
> libc6, libc6-dev, gcc, sh, bash, etc., you should be able to get
> further.

Circular build dependancies arn't a big problem, it just means you have to
build some packages twice, or even more often during the bootstrapping

I wonder if there's an algorthm that can output an ordering packages should
be built and installed in to do this?

see shy jo

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