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.