[ntp:questions] Attn Linux distributors - pse include PPS

Rob nomail at example.com
Sun Apr 27 16:21:43 UTC 2014

Jochen Bern <Jochen.Bern at LINworks.de> wrote:
> On -10.01.-28163 20:59, Rob wrote:
>> What I mean is that for building packages they need not only building
>> tools but also -dev packages for many libraries that are going to be
>> used by the packages being built.  There is a long list of packages that
>> one is supposed to install before even attempting to build a single
>> package from source, and then the particular package adds more requirements.
>> This timepps.h file is just one tiny little file between many other
>> .h .a and .so files.
> Ah, I see. So there actually are *three* areas of "installed software"
> on a build system that need to be properly set up: The stuff that makes
> the build machine itself (architecture A) run, the packages that you
> want it to produce (for architecture B), and the source/devel packages
> that those latter need only *during compilation*.
> FWIW, you might find this open Debian bug interesting:
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=691672
> It does not only state the problem, but also lists the proper technical
> term (Build-Depend) and an e-mail address to (supposedly) poke the
> actual package maintainers through. (And IIRC Debian is the upstream for
> a fair *lot* of distribs.)

Ah that looks good, they know what to do since in Aug 2013 mr Zehl
posted the correct diff.

Now let's hope that someone applies it...

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