Bug#87510: PROPOSAL] Make build dependencies a MUST
On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> Package: debian-policy
> Version: 220.127.116.11
> Severity: wishlist
> Policy should now require packages to specify build time dependencies
> (i.e., packages which require ... MUST specify...)
I just checked: in policy 18.104.22.168, they were a MUST (section 2.4.2).
I don't know when that got lost. So we'll go back to it.
On the question of how to handle RC bugs or not, I'll make a separate
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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