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Re: How do I build a package that requires the _source_ of another?

On Wed, Sep 13, 2000 at 08:24:54PM +0300, Eray Ozkural wrote:
> I'm building a package that needs the source of another (existing)
> package in Debian. You have to configure the source directory
> of that other program. What's the proper way to do that?

Avoid it like hell. This is really unpleasant. Please, please consider all
alternatives. For example, fixing the program so that it doesn't require the
other source.

> I don't want
> to replicate the source dirs becase they take many megabytes.

It's still better than any other kludge, IMHO.


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