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

2014-10-25 5:04 GMT+03:00 Dimitri John Ledkov <dimitri.ledkov@surgut.co.uk>:
> 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)

This begs the question as to why make-guile has priority Standard, then.


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