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Bug#87510: I second this proposal

On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 07:49:04AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> <--  snip  -->
> Policy should now require packages to specify build time dependencies
> (i.e., packages which require ... MUST specify...)
> Build time dependencies have been in policy for 18 months already.
> <--  snip  -->

I agree with Anthony: this is not yet appropriate.  At a later stage
when we distinguish "MUST" in the RFC sense and "MUST(*)" = "MUST and
RC if you fail to do this", then Build-Depends can become a plain
MUST.  But I'm not ready to do this yet (time constraints).



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