Re: recursive build-depends or similar
On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 12:18:37PM -0500, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> Build-depend on the library that your package uses directly. Do not
> attempt to second-guess the library package's maintainer about the
> dependencies of that library; they are specified by the package. In this
> case, you should build-depend on libc-client2002, and not the Kerberos or
> SSL libraries (unless your package also uses those directly, in an
> unrelated context).
And, of course, if libc-client2002 does not actually depend on all of the
libraries that it needs, that is a bug in libc-client2002 and should be
reported as such.