mk-build-deps - build a package satisfying a package's build-dependencies


mk-build-deps --help|--version

mk-build-deps <control file | package name> [...]


Given a package name and/or control file, mk-build-deps will use equivs to generate a binary package which may be installed to satisfy the build-dependencies of the given package.


-h, --help
Show a summary of options.
-v, --version
Show version and copyright information.


mk-build-deps is copyright by Vincent Fourmond and was modified for the devscripts package by Adam D. Barratt <>.

This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. You are free to redistribute this code under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2 or later.