Build-Depends-Arch

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The Build-Depends-Arch field is used to define a list of dependencies required when building architecture specific packages.

Note that is a wpkg specific extension which makes the build process a little faster when only building the package independent packages since in this case the dependencies found in the Build-Depends-Arch field do not get installed at all.

In general this field is not used because most people define their build dependencies in the Build-Depends field instead.

See also: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=374029

 
  • 1. Kept in Source Packages only.
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