On Nov 2, 2003, at 02:53, Andreas Barth wrote:
* Scott James Remnant (firstname.lastname@example.org) [031102 05:25]: No. The only sane definition would be that build would fail if the packages are not there.
No, that's what Build-Depends are, not Build-Recommends.[ Unless you mean the build by the autobuilders and for maintainer upload, in which I think Build-Recommends should be treated as Build-Depends ]