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Re: Bug#762361: build-essential: Depends: make -> make-guile

On 24 October 2014 15:23, Matthias Klose <doko@debian.org> wrote:
> Control: tags -1 + wontfix moreinfo
> Am 21.09.2014 um 16:27 schrieb Martin-Éric Racine:
>> Package: build-essential
>> Version: 11.7
>> Severity: normal
>> Given how 'make' has priority Optional, while 'make-guile' is Standard,
>> build-essential's Depends should probably be updated to match.
> I don't think that the guile interpreter in make is essential. I may have missed
> some discussion, but afaics it is not needed by default, so packages should
> declare an explicit build dependency on make-guile, if they need it.

I believe this is the correct consensus that DDs have reached when
make-guile package was introduced.
(explicit build dependency is required to use make-guile features)



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