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Re: genchanges and Build-Depends:

Adam Heath wrote:

> On Wed, 17 Jan 2001, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> > After uploading the package, I noticed that I had mistakenly added a
> > symlink from /usr/man/man1/ae.1.gz to /usr/share/man/man1/ae.1.gz (and a
> > broken one at that...), so I went back and removed the bogus lines from
> > the script. Now when I build the package, genchanges complains that it
> > doesn't recognize the Build-Depends: field and fails to include it in the
> > package.
> The .changes file doesn't need nor want Build-Depends.  Why are you including
> it in debian/tmp/DEBIAN/control?

Dale probably inserted the Build-Depends in the binary package
description, instead of in the source package description section
of the control file.

Just a guess.


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