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Re: library files in package

Steven Hill <steveh@shscientific.com> wrote:

>>From what I have seen, unsatisfied dependencies that are listed in the
> Depends: section just cause the installation to abort and warn the user
> of the unsatisfied dependency - am I missing something? 

That is going to happen if you install the package with "dpkg -i".

> I would like the
> missing dependency to be satisfied automatically by the installer by
> invoking "apt-get install" or some similar process...

apt-get, aptitude and friends will do that automatically.  Never noticed

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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