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Re: Are build-dependancies mandatory?

Hi Marcus!

You wrote:

> > > >       A source package may declare a dependency or a conflict
> > > >       on a binary package.

> Some packages don't build depend on any beside the build essentials. You
> certainly need to make provision for them, so a simple s/may/must/ won't
> work.

Then what about the following formulation:

  If a package requires any binary package in order to be build from
  source, it must declare a dependency on that package. 

And something along the same lines for Build-Conflicts.

Kind regards,
| Bas Zoetekouw                  | Si l'on sait exactement ce   |
|--------------------------------| que l'on va faire, a quoi    |
| zoetekw@phys.uu.nl             | bon le faire?                |
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