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Re: Bug#70269: automatic build fails for potato

On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Steve Greenland wrote:


> I think I miswrote earlier: I wrote "build-essentials" when I should
> have written "Build-Depends". And I'd wager that the vast majority
> of the Debian developers have no need at all for Build-Depends.

What about for users who want to rebuild the package for whatever
reasons?  Many times you get half way through some huge package and it
craps out because you didn't have some esoteric header file or
library.  Build-depends is invluable for avoiding those kinds of

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar@debian.org>

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