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Re: Bug#67896: Support patch for dh_builddeps



Previously Christian Hammers wrote:
> Off-Topic: Why does it has this limitation?

Lack of development time, subtle kernel bugs, etc. strace is not
a trivial application.

> Ok, what about this, I make a dpkg-genbuilddeps and a patch to debuild so
> that it *optionally* runs strace only if the user provided "--genbuilddeps"
> so that the functionality can still be used for initial creating of a
> build-depends line.

That should work.

> (It's just that I bet that we never get build-depends if maintainers are
> forced to guess them theirselves w/o automatic help)

We get build-depends since some of the autobuilders build packages in
minimal chroots and detect problems automatically.

Wichert.

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