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Bug#87510: PROPOSAL] Make build dependencies a MUST

On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, Julian Gilbey wrote:

> Package: debian-policy
> Version:
> Severity: wishlist
> Policy should now require packages to specify build time dependencies
> (i.e., packages which require ... MUST specify...)

I just checked: in policy, 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
meta-proposal tomorrow.



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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