how to check dependencies of packages

Richard Lightman richard at
Fri Sep 6 00:21:59 PDT 2002

* Jamie Bennett <jamie_bennett at> [2002-09-06 08:12]:
> Does this mean that you would have to compile the package and have it
> fail before you knew what dependencies it needed?
The package might compile and install without a package, but with
limited functionality. When you find that the package cannot do
something it should, that does not tell you what is missing.

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