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Re: Trying to rebuild all of Debian Packages

On Sun, 17 Feb 2002 22:27:48 +0000
Julian Gilbey <J.D.Gilbey@qmul.ac.uk> wrote:

> > There were
> > $ ls -l FAILED/NOBUILDDEP/*.log | wc -l 
> >     437
> > packages which had no build deps
> Are these packages which you tried building with just build-essential
> but they failed and had no explicit build-deps?


They would probably build with the build dep information
from the buildd database, but that's not generally 
available, and not necessarily up to date, and I understand
it to be an interim measure until all packages have 
build-dependency correctly specified.


dancer@debian.org  http://www.netfort.gr.jp/~dancer

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