Subject: Re: show-installed-depends target being removed
To: None <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/10/2007 13:07:32
On Sat, Nov 10, 2007 at 12:51:28PM +0100, Jukka Salmi wrote:
> Hello,
> before building a package I usually use the `show-installed-depends'
> target to see which other packages will be built. Today I got:
> $ make show-installed-depends
> WARNING: This make target (show-installed-depends) is about to be removed. Since you used
> WARNING: it, it may not be completele useless.  Please tell us on the
> WARNING: mailing list why you think this target should
> WARNING: not be removed.
> So, is there another way to get a list of dependencies which need to
> be built?

I also use it very regularly (I use the "make sid" abbreviation, actually).