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Re: Conditional packages

On Sat, Dec 15, 2001 at 07:17:05PM -0500, Sean Middleditch <elanthis@awesomeplay.com> was heard to say:
> On Sat, 2001-12-15 at 18:40, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Previously Elie Rosenblum wrote:
> > > In your debian/rules file, could you call a script to create the control
> > > file and modify everything else based on whether it detects that it's a
> > > cvs snapshot version?
> > 
> > No you don't. You just don't build some deb's, that is not a fatal error
> > with the current dpkg.
> Hrm, alrighty.  How do I make it not build certain packages?  I don't
> have too much experience with this stuff.  ^,^

  Just don't tell it to build them.  (if you're using debhelper, for
instance, you can use parameters to control what the scripts do; see
debhelper(1) )

  heroes does this, for instance.


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