manpages-devel in build-essential

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Thu Nov 11 13:58:50 CST 2004

On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 08:10:54PM +0100, Josh Kress wrote:

> I just wondered, whether it might be good idea to include the
> development manpages to the dependencies of build-essential. One could
> argue that it might be logical to look up system calls when you install
> gcc.

build-essential, as its name implies, is what you _need_ in order to build
any C/C++ program.  It's not meant to provide a complete development

 - mdz

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