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Re: unsure about Build-Depends



> But the it struck me: Why don't I have to specify gcc there? Is it
> just assumed that everyone doing apt-get source and compiling will
> have gcc installed? dpkg-dev does not depend on it, how does Debian
> assure that gcc can even be executed on the system where a package is
> to be built?

build-essential. You do not (and should not) depend on stuff listed
there. (Of course, if you need a versioned dep, you must.)

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