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Re: Depending on another package's source

On Sat, Jul 31, 2004 at 10:42:37PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 31, 2004 at 03:16:50PM -0600, Wesley J Landaker wrote:
> > B) Somehow "build-depend" on the gcc source package
> >   Pro: no duplication of source code
> >   Con: it could [hypothetically] break on a new version of GCC
> >   Con: I don't think you can really do this
> You can't. Also, it would break randomly as the gcc source package
> changes.

In this specific case:

apt-cache show toolchain-source

(I've seen this before with other packages, although I don't recall
which ones. It seems to me that this is the most reasonable approach)

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