Re: Source dependencies: are we ready?
At 11:34 +0200 1999-10-27, Roman Hodek wrote:
c) can setup a buildroot and start building everything that is needed to
build a package
Ouch... Do you want to build glibc before building any package? And
build all src-deps of glibc transitively (this includes gcc, bzip2,
tetex-bin, ...) ??
He means have that as an ability, but I don't see that as relevant to
what we *need* for source depends to be useful.
As an aside, I don't think the present dpkg-buildpackage is a
suitable platform for dependency checking, being that it's only a
I've eliminated the tetex-bin dependency, BTW. bzip2 hadn't occurred
to me as a dependency, but I guess it is. What else? patch? We need
to discuss what's build-essential anyway. Here's a start:
Joel Klecker (aka Espy) Debian GNU/Linux Developer