Re: Source Dependencies, a real solution
On Wed, 13 Jan 1999, Ben Collins wrote:
> This is a full blown implementation (not to be confused with a hack).
> It enables dpkg-source to recognize _versioned_ dependencies using the
> same syntax as regular dependencies. It does this in the course of
> 'dpkg-source -x'. I have also added a -d option for doing nothing but
> checking the dependencies in the .dsc file (does not extract the
> source). Using the -d option only requires the .dsc (source and diff
> are not required).
It's good to see work being done on this. Have you taken into account
where Lars mentioned that we needed two different types of source depends?
I guess looking for *sources* themselves is more difficult than seeing if
a needed binary package is installed.
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