[lug] Attempted hack from

Nate Duehr nate at natetech.com
Fri Apr 26 14:13:08 MDT 2002

On Thu, 2002-04-25 at 01:34, Daniel Webb wrote:

> > Gotcha.  And agreed on apt... wonderful tool.  The fairly recent addition of
> > the attempt to download source dependencies when downloading source packages
> > for builds is REALLY nice.
>   You mean auto-apt?  I just used it the other day to build a source
> tree of a program that doesn't have a debian package.  As the compile went
> along, it would barf with "can't find header <something>.h", at which
> point apt-get would go out and get whatever it needed.  Sounds like it
> would be flakey, but in my case, it downloaded two needed libraries,
> restarted the compile and compiled correctly.  Sweet!

I was thinking of the --build-deps flag, but perhaps that's what
auto-apt is using...?

Nate Duehr, nate at natetech.com

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