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Re: Build-Depends vs Build-Depends-Indep

On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 08:11:57PM -0700, Shaun Jackman wrote:
> According to the policy guide, the Build-Depends need not be satisfied to 
> invoke 'debian/rules binary-indep', only Build-Depends-Indep needs to be 
> satisfied. However, Build-Depends must be satisfied to invoke 'debian/rules 
> build'. In the debian/rules that dh_make creates, binary-indep depends on 
> build. The build rule is allowed to use the Build-Depends resources, whereas 
> the binary-indep rules is not, and should therefor not depend on build. Is 
> this a mistake, or have I misunderstood?
> The relevant lines from the policy guide follow.
> http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-relationships.html

You're right, there's a problem there.  Please see:


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