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Re: Is debhelper build-essential?

On Fri, 2005-01-14 at 18:44 +0100, Frank Küster wrote:

> Scott James Remnant <scott@netsplit.com> wrote:
> > In effect, if you're building unstable packages on stable, the first
> > thing you should build is unstable's build-essential.
> Are you kidding? Well, this is okay if we're talking only about added
> packages or higher versioned depends. But you can't mean "backport all
> packages in build-essential in the versions in unstable" - that would
> mean backporting libc6, and then it wouldn't be a backport any more.
This would only be true if build-essential declared a versioned
dependency on libc6 higher than that satisfied in stable.

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