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And I forgot to mention the apt-get build-dep command.
Which will install the build-dependencies of the package.
apt-get build-dep: better than sliced bread?
Posted Feb 22, 2008 7:24 UTC (Fri) by goaty (guest, #17783)
Have you ever tried apt-get build-dep on a fresh install that doesn't have any build tools
installed? It will pull in the entire build system: gcc, header files, everything, with one
command! With a fast disk and a fast network it is insanely pleasurable.
Kids growing up in the Age of APT may never realise that building stuff used to be *hard*.
It's lucky there are other operating systems around for them to use and understand what pain
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