Re: standalone build-dependancy checker
On Fri 12 Jan 2001, Joey Hess wrote:
> Actually, here's a program to do Build-Conflicts too. It pasrses the
> debian/control file now, and also handles Build-Depends-Indep and
> Build-Conflicts-Indep. Like dpkg-buildpackage, you can pass -B to make
> it skip the -Indep checks.
Excellent! Using it from now on when porting on alpha, thanks.
> It just saved me uploading a broken package, so it's pretty useful. It
> would be nice if dpkg-buildpackage could call it (with an option to
> not fail if it returns a failing return code).
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