On 22-Feb-2001 Camm Maguire wrote:
> Greetings! What's the best way to systematically determine build
> dependencies for existing packages? I don't have the resources to
> dedicate a separate machine with the autobuilder configuration. The
> best I can think of is to make a chroot environment on a running
> system, build under that, and add Build-depends until the build is
> successful. Don't know exactly how to make such a chroot
> build-essential environment, but I could probably figure it out. Is
> anything available "ready to go"? Please respond directly, as I don't
> subscribe to this list.
debootstrap in unstable. Makes a woody chroot with a simple command.