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Re: Bug#94827: tktable; Build-Depends: debhelper

Steve Greenland wrote:
> Ain't gonna happen. It's been discussed before. The problem is that most
> debhelper Build-Depends actually need to be versioned[1], which won't
> work with build-essential.
> [1] I personally am not convinced this is the case (simply expecting
> that the build-essentials install was kept up-to-date would be
> sufficient), but enough people disagree with me (include the debhelper
> maintainer, IIRC) that the discussion is not worth pursuing again.

That is not an accurate summary of my views on the matter, but I think
the archives have enough by me on it already.

see shy jo

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