>>>>> "Matt" == Matt Zimmerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Matt> A very good exercise is to create a chroot environment
Matt> (there are a few step-by-step procedures for this floating
Matt> around), install build-essential, and incrementally install
Matt> other build dependencies as you discover them.
Careful though. You may miss important features, because an important
library was not installed, but not realize it because the configure
script automatically disabled use of the library.
Similarly, it can't help with build-conflicts either.
Brian May <email@example.com>