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Re: Bug#443769: rt2500-source: Missing dependency on bzip2

On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 01:03:38AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 08:44:50AM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > It would be consistent with m-a's handling of build-essential. However,
> > I think m-a should depend on build-essential since it always requires
> > it. Therefore we are still undecided about bzip2.
> m-a don't need build-essential. It needs the compiler (nothing else like
> libc headers) for the kernel. The debian linux headers already depends
> against the correct compiler.

Maybe so, but "m-a prepare" installs it. I don't know why it doesn't
just depend on it instead.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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