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Re: Updating build-essential package list

On Mon, Jun 26, 2000 at 04:08:27PM +0300, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 26, 2000 at 10:49:21PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > And what objection do you have to making it build essential?
> [it = debhelper]
> I have an objection to making *any* helper package build-essential.
> Basically, they are not *required* for build any packages.  If every

I could rewrite my debian/rules not to use debhelper. At the same
time, I could rewrite the program's source code in shell script. So gcc 
should not be build essential either.


Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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