Re: JOEL BAKER, STOP TELLING PEOPLE TO DEPEND ON LIBC-DEV *INSTEAD* OF LIBC6-DEV
Jesus Climent wrote:
What about erasing the dependency totally?
From the list of build-essential_7 :
BEGIN LIST OF PACKAGES
libc6-dev [!alpha !hurd-i386] | libc0.3-dev [hurd-i386] | libc6.1-dev [alpha] | libc-dev
Because it's in Depends, not Build-Depends. Users aren't required to
Of course, in order to actually use the -dev packages you've installed,
you have to install gcc, which depends on libc-dev...