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[Pkg-grass-general] Re: [GRASSLIST:4983] Re: grass 5.7 vs. Debian sid

Dan Jacobson wrote:

> S> I would recommend downloading the Source-snapshot of GRASS 5.7 which
> S> comes with a proper debian/-folder to build your own .deb on the
> S> debian-way. http://grass.itc.it/grass57/source/snapshot/ (7.2mb)
> Then do dpkg-checkbuilddeps to see the additional packages you will
> need to compile it.  They ought to put this where you can see it
> before you download. [Took several wget -c's throughout the night just
> to find out.]:
> Build-Depends: autoconf (>=2.13), autotools-dev,

I don't know about the rest, but you shouldn't need autoconf or the
other "auto" tools to build GRASS.

The CVS repository includes the configure script; you only need
autoconf if you modify configure.in.

GRASS doesn't use automake or libtool.

Glynn Clements <glynn@gclements.plus.com>

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