Re: Re: apt-get internals help
On Wed, 2003-09-10 at 19:34, Matt Chorman wrote:
> I will not use DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS - it will be a temporary var called
> DEB_CONF_FLAGS - only used for the nefarious purposes of adding "bloat" and
> "extra features" to your packages.
> As to modifying packages, I am compiling a seperate file that lists Package:
> and Flags, with optional flags as well. I am stealing most of the flags from
> Gentoo Portage - their ebuilds list USE (IUSE) flags for each package, so why
> dig through and do the dirty work again? In fact, the process of declaring
> what you wish to use is, at this point, very similiar to gentoo's use system.
Honestly, I think your best bet would be to modify the packages to use
CDBS. I designed it after looking at how Gentoo did things, and I
picked up what I think are the good ideas from there.
Then all you have to do is set DEB_CONFIGURE_USER_FLAGS to add extra