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Bug#191411: [proposal] build-depends-indep should not be satisfied during clean target

On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 02:01:14PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 06, 2003 at 10:21:14PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > How exactly would you state that, then? Note that a footnote in this
> Something like:
> If a source package only build architecture-independant packages, the
> difference between Build-Depends and Build-Depends-Indep is that only
> Build-Depends is required to be satisfied for the "clean" rule. Hence
> you should usually use Build-Depends.

Sounds good. I won't object to such a paragraph, although I'd think it's
not really necessary (since arch:all only source packages don't really
need the distinction between build-depends and build-depends-indep
anyway. See my other post on the subject.)

Wouter Verhelst
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