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Re: make menuconfig



Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> 
> No, it shouldn't.  You could equally well run `make config' or `make
> xconfig' to build your kernel.  The first doesn't require anything

Point well taken. 

> that's not in the Depends: and Recommends: fields.  The latter
> requires you have a running X server.  Should the kernel sources
> depend on xserver (and what not)?  I don't think so.  Perhaps a
> Suggests:, but definitely not a Depends: or Recommends: (because
> dselect will mark these for installation by default)!
> 
> I just checked (potato) and all the kernel-source packages mention
> ncurses-dev or libncurses-dev in the Suggests: field.  What's more, it
> also lists tk-dev and for the newer kernels task-tcltk-dev.  It's all
> there.

You're right.



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