How to report bug in build-deps?
octoquadza at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 09:45:13 UTC 2011
On 11/09/2011 01:12, Patton Echols wrote:
> On 09/10/2011 09:16 AM, Colin Law wrote:
>> On 10 September 2011 16:41, Bruce Pieterse<octoquadza at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sep 10, 2011 5:20 PM, "Colin Law"<clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>> When one does
>>>> sudo apt-get build-dep<some_app>
>>>> it should install all the packages to allow that app to be built. How
>>>> do I report a bug in the build dependencies list for an app (there are
>>>> some deps missing).
>>>> Do I just report it against the app itself?
>>>> Google has failed me, or perhaps more accurately I have failed to
>>>> persuade google to help.
>>> Hi Colin,
>>> What application are you trying to install and what does apt-get say
>>> for the
>> I think you have misunderstood my problem. I am not attempting to
>> install an app, but install the *build* dependencies for the app, and
>> the build dependencies have missing packages. So I want to report
>> that as a bug.
> I am far from an expert, and can't even tell you where to look. But I
> see this as a logic problem.
> the build-dep switch reads the <some-app> source, finds the
> dependencies and installs them, right?
> One of two things is going on. Either the source correctly lists the
> missing packages as dependencies and build-dep is missing them, or the
> source does not correctly list them. It seems to me you need to
> figure out which.
> Someone with more knowledge of how such things work may give a better
I'll be honest, I'm no expert to. lol. You can install gnucash with sudo
apt-get install gnucash. Is there a reason why you are building it from
source when it is already in repo?
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