On Sun 11 Sep 2011 11:59:59 SAST, Bruce Pieterse wrote:
On Sun 11 Sep 2011 11:51:14 SAST, Colin Law wrote:
On 11 September 2011 10:45, Bruce Pieterse<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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<email@example.com>
On Sep 10, 2011 5:20 PM, "Colin Law"<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
When one does
sudo apt-get build-dep<some_app>
it should install all the packages to allow that app to be
do I report a bug in the build dependencies list for an app
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.
What application are you trying to install and what does apt-get
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
this as a logic problem.
the build-dep switch reads the<some-app> source, finds the
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
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
apt-get install gnucash. Is there a reason why you are building it from
source when it is already in repo?
So that I can contribute to development of the software.
Ah, now I get it, my apologies! Well, let me grab the source code
myself and see if I can help out
Are you trying to build on Natty or on Oneiric Beta 1?
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