Dose3 is a library and set of tools for analysing dependencies.

It comes from the mancoosi project, and is written in ocaml.

It can check installability, buildability, cross-buildability of packages.

Cross support was added by a 2012 GSOC project. [[|Final report]]

Check if a packages cross-build dependencies are available

Blog post on using dose-builddebcheck http://mancoosi.org/~abate/improved-dosebuilddebcheck

Doc on using Dose3 as base for edos tools https://wiki.debian.org/EDOS/ProposalDose3

Debian-bootstrap mailing list - dose development and multiarch bootstrap tools: http://lists.mister-muffin.de/pipermail/debian-bootstrap