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Re: no{thing} build profiles

On Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 01:15:21PM +0000, Ivan Shmakov wrote:
> 	Semantically, Depends: declares that the package has to be
> 	installed to proceed.  It doesn’t specify whether the package
> 	has to actually be used.  Which kind of invalidates the point.

"Every package must specify the dependency information about other
packages that are required for the first to work correctly." Policy 3.5.

"The Depends field should be used if the depended-on package is required
for the depending package to provide a significant amount of
functionality." Policy 7.2.


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