gnupg missing in build-essential

Loïc Minier loic.minier at
Wed Apr 7 10:51:42 BST 2010

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > gnupg isn't build-essential in Debian and not marked as such; what disparity
> > are you hoping to correct with this bug report against the Debian package?
> > 
> > (If anything, it appears the Debian jetring package has a missing
> > build-dependency on gnupg that has been overlooked because the package is
> > arch: all.)
> It is possible that I added gnupg to the Debian chroot to avoid all the apt
> warnings in the build log. My chroot is almost minimal, but I don't try
> too hard to make it really minimal.

 I've now filed a bug against jetring for the lack of a gnupg build-dep
 (bug # on its way).

 Does anyone know about what defines Build-Essential in Ubuntu?  Should
 we fix the presence of the field in Ubuntu's gnupg, or should we fix
 Ubuntu's build-essential package to depend on gnupg?

Loïc Minier

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