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Re: Bug#70269: automatic build fails for potato

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <gaia@iki.fi> wrote:
>The definition is the following:
>     It is not be necessary to explicitly specify build-time relationships
>     on a minimal set of packages that are always needed to compile, link
>     and put in a Debian package a standard "Hello World!"  program written
>     in C or C++.  The required packages are called _build-essential_, and
>     an informational list can be found in
>     `/usr/share/doc/build-essential/list' (which is contained in the
>     `build-essential' package).
>(Debian Policy v., section 2.4.2.)

This will be fun should there ever be another vaguely widely used
package in main providing c-compiler or c++-compiler ...

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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