[ILUG] apt-get: 'Build-dependencies for foo could not be
diamond at skynet.ie
Thu Aug 3 13:12:08 IST 2006
On 03/08/06, Justin Mason <jm at jmason.org> wrote:
> Hi apt wizards --
> Does anyone know how to go about debugging this error? e.g.:
> : jm 46...; sudo apt-get build-dep ffmpeg
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> E: Build-dependencies for ffmpeg could not be satisfied.
apt-cache showsrc ffmpeg | grep '^Build-Depends'
should help. If you manually try to install all the packages listed,
you'll find the ones causing issues. I'm sure there's a more efficient
way, but it should at least work.
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