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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).


Paul Slootman
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