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Re: cdbs and Build-Depends-Indep

On Wed, Jun 18, 2003 at 02:11:06PM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-06-18 at 13:36, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > Not having the buildd installing tons of unneeded packages reduce
> > build problems and make the logs more readable, 
> Reduce build problems?  How?

The fewer packages you need to install, the less chance there is that
one of them will be uninstallable and break your build. (I don't know
how big a problem this is in practice, but it certainly does happen from
time to time.)

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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