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Re: Is debhelper build-essential?

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <ajk@debian.org> wrote:
> On 20050113T040729+0000, Scott James Remnant wrote:
>> Is that sufficient to declare it build-essential?
> This issue belongs to debian-policy.

Remember that policy tends to be shaped by current practice. If there's
sufficient technical justification for something (and consensus that
that decision is correct), then it ought to be enacted regardless of
what policy says. Policy can be fixed up later.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.devel@srcf.ucam.org

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