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Re: Getting package build dependencies

On Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 01:48:45PM +0200, Goswin von
Brederlow wrote:
> As to your real problem. I was playing around with
> building dummy packages (src-<pkg>) on the fly from the
> Sources file that depends on all Build-Depends.

Me too!

> The idea was that you would 'aptitude install src-foo' to
> install the build-depends for foo and src-foo would be
> flagged manual then. Removing src-foo would drop all the
> build-depends too.

I was going to generate src-foo locally and either drop the
.deb in $(pwd) or call aptitude install on the result.

I'll try and knock together a proof-of-concept...

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