nALFS bug?: build fails because of optional package

Thomas Pegg thomasp at
Sat Mar 5 10:37:32 PST 2005

Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> Alex Prinsier wrote:

  > In this case, the build was aborted because the cracklib package is not
> installed (or at least nALFS does not think it is), but the bug is that 
> it does not actually tell you what the missing package(s) is/are.
Is there anyway we can get it to list which ones are missing like it 
does for the utilized packages???? I've done some digging in the nALFS 
source code but not sure of the right way to go about it, if it's 
possible at all.

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