What does it mean if there is no dependency?

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Mon Dec 13 10:07:57 PST 2004

Gueven Bay wrote:

>Can someone here tell me what does it mean if there is no
>dependency for a package?
>For example: popt-1.7 has no dependency(at least there is no
>dependency written in the book).
>Does it mean, that I only need gcc+glibc (or Perl/Python+some mods); that
>is I only need a (sane) development environment?
>best regards
>Gueven Bay
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Exactly.  If no dependencies are listed, then you should be able to 
build that package with a bare LFS system.


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