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Re: Dependencies on -dev packages



On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 01:57:33PM -0700, Stephen Zander wrote:
> >>>>> "Ray" == J H M Dassen <J.H.M.> writes:
>     Ray> How opaque is that opaque when considering the case of
>     Ray> linking against a library statically?
> 
> That need might reasonably be met with a Recommends: or Suggests:

Recommends and Suggests are not considered when installing
build-dependencies.

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