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Re: Request for NMU

On Sat, Dec 01, 2001 at 09:29:53AM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Sat, 1 Dec 2001, Sebastian Rittau wrote:
> > It doesn't even work in the short-term, since it prohibits me from
> > compiling such a package on my local machine if I have automake
> > installed, which most developer have.
> I had the same problem when trying to build libsndfile. But when trying to
> build some packages (e.g. for doing a NMU) I do anyway often have to
> install and/or remove some packages because the package I want to build
> requires this, so I can't see the big problem when there's one more
> package I have to remove.

clean chroots are great for this purpose. of course, that requires
diskspace. and a decent connection is also desireable for this :/


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