Re: How to build-depend on linux-headers
+ Luca Niccoli (Mon, 27 Apr 2009 01:25:18 +0200):
> 2009/4/27 Jonas Meurer <email@example.com>:
> > Hey,
> > I'm not absolutely sure about it, but linux-libc-dev might be the answer
> > to your questions.
> I was completely mistaken, I thought the headers I needed were in my
> system because I had linux-headers-whatever installed...
> But then do I have to explicitly depend on it? I see libc6-dev depends
> on it, and in turn build-essentials depend on libc6-dev (that's why
> the package builds in pbuilder even with the wrong dependency...)
No, you don’t have to build-depend on linux-libc-dev because of the
reasons you explained (libc6-dev depending on it and libc6-dev being
- Are you sure we're good?
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