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Re: Bug#374029: Fixing inconsisten and unusefull Build-Depends/Conflicts definition

Stephen Gran <sgran@debian.org> writes:

> This one time, at band camp, Thomas Bushnell BSG said:
>> Whenever this has been asked in the past, sbuild has simply declared
>> "this is how I want to do it."  I have no idea why.
>> If there is no technical reason for sbuild to behave this way, and if
>> it does not in fact conform to policy, how about making it do the
>> right thing?
> Go for it.

That would just install Build-Depends-Indep on every build on top of
only what is actualy needed (Build-Depends).

All the package sources don't comply to policy strictly speaking and
policies definition is efectifly useless for these fields. So there
really is little point to conform to the current definition.


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