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Re: cleaning up lib*-dev packages?

Darren Salt <linux@youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk> writes:

> I demand that Matthias Julius may or may not have written...
> [snip]
>> I think a more elegant solution would be if aptitude had a command to
>> install build-depends.
> <AOL>.
>> 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.


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