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Re: Automatic elimination of useless dependencies using debhelper

On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 12:21:24PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Christian Aichinger wrote:
> > Con's:
> > * Debhelper is arch:all, thus the backend (that really strips the
> >   NEEDED entry) would have to be in a separate package (new
> >   dependency in debhelper).
> Yes, this needs to be a separate package anyway, since debhelper is
> not intended to be the main point where things like this are
> implemented.

Yep, the program which actually removes the unnecessary needed
entries should be seperate. My question was rather, would you accept
a script which uses such a tool in debhelper?

Christian Aichinger

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