Re: Packages depending on libncurses5 but not build-depending on libncurses-dev
On 2011-10-20 00:03 +0200, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Sven Joachim <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> The two exceptions are [...] nvidia-cuda-toolkit (non-free,
> Yup, binary-only. I believe the dependency is present in the binary that
> we get from upstream, and no -dev packages are used since we don't build
> the binary.
You may be missing some library build dependencies, though. The
nvidia-cuda-gdb package depends on libc6, libexpat1, libncurses5 and
libstdc++6, none of which are listed in Build-Depends although
dpkg-shlibdeps obviously found them.
While libc6 and libstdc++6 are unlikely to be removed from the
Build-Essential closure anytime soon, the same is not true for