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Re: How to get all dependent source packages

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 07:46:59PM +0800, sha liu wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>   What I want to do is:
>   If I want to build a package(for example dpkg) from source, how
> should I recursively get all the dependent *source* packages of it?
> This means not only the direct dependency of the package but also the
> dependent of the dependent...I know "apt-get build-dep" will only
> *install* the dependent *binary* packages.
>   I want to do this because I need to build dpkg on a CLFS system
> (think it as a minimal linux system without debianization), and it's
> crazy to download all dependent source packages of dpkg, right?

have you checked man apt-get look for build-dep

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