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Re: compiling a Debian package



Andrei POPESCU writes:
> Yes, but only if you can prove it is not due to a problem in your
> build environment. You could post console output here.

"apt-get build-dep" should establish the required environment.

> Debian packages are built in controlled minimal environments that may
> be very different to yours.

They are often built in whatever environment the developer happens to
have on his machine.  In any case any package that won't build when it's
build dependencies are satisfied is buggy.  Our users should be able to
compile their own software following the instructions we give them.
-- 
John Hasler


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