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Re: build dep on perl packages ..

to test the package (so install it), you need to satisfy the dependencies (not the
build dependencies), those errors says that you dont have met the dependencies to
run the package. It is different than ignore all warning and errors.

On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 12:43:12PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > We argued stevenk and myself on this: he says it should be a build dep, i say no, it does not
> > avoid build at all and would force you to install all the depend and sub depend package on your build
> > box which is not good i reckon. Now, what is *the* answer ? include or not include ?
> Why is it not good to install them as build-deps ?
> surely it is better to know that the build result will function properly
> than ignore all the warnings and errors.
> regards,
> 	junichi

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