Re: cleaning up lib*-dev packages?
Darren Salt <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I demand that Matthias Julius may or may not have written...
>> I think a more elegant solution would be if aptitude had a command to
>> install build-depends.
>> It could attach a new flag to a package that causes aptitude to treat
>> build-depends just like depends of that package. [...]
> Maybe... just installing the build-depends with any necessary marking as
> automatically installed would be good enough - possibly regardless of whether
> they're explicitly mentioned as build-dependencies?
Then they get removed the next time you run aptitude and not when you
stop using the source.