Re: circular (source) dependencies!?
Turbo Fredriksson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm trying to build autoconf/automake on my semi woody...
> But that isn't going to well (to say the least). I really
> hate these two programs. It's always a mess to build them
> if you don't follow the latest and greatest (probably no
> faults to the maintainers though!)...
> Any idea how to get around this (easily)? Can this be fixed
> in the packages?
Use prebuild debs possibly with --force-depends.
Alternatively build them manualy. Possibly even configure them on a
sarge/etch/sid system and then compile on your semi woody. Once you
have them in /usr/local force the build-depends.