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Re: Bug#70269: automatic build fails for potato

On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 08:29:30PM +0300, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> > > Which is just a stupid pain in the ass. I had to track through three
> > > different references and finally install the "build-depends" package to
> > > find out what I could leave out of by "Build-Depends" stanza. It would
> > > *much* easier for developers, if less ideologically pure, to just list
> > > the damn packages on the Developers Corner part of the website.
> > 
> > Could we add this as a footnote to the relevant section in policy or
> > the packaging manual (can't remember which offhand)?
> Um, the current note in policy manual is not sufficient?  (It explicitly
> mentions the package "build-essential".)

I guess.  Maybe he didn't look in the right place ;-)



  Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
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