how to check dependencies of packages

Jamie Bennett jamie_bennett at
Thu Sep 5 09:17:09 PDT 2002

-----Original Message-----
From: Dieter Scholz [mailto:dieter_scholz at]
Sent: 05 September 2002 17:31
>Hello again,
>If I get you right you would propose:
>1 - use strace while doing the configure|make|make install process to find
>out what files are requested (what system calls do I have to look for)


Does this mean that you would have to compile the package and have it
fail before you knew what dependencies it needed?


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