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RE: Build-Depends

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.

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