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Re: Depending on another package's source

On Saturday 31 July 2004 15:42, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> >
> > A) Include the source of gcc-core in the .orig.tar.gz
> >   Pro: it's the only way I've thought of yet
> >   Pro: immunity to [hypothetical] changes in new versions GCC
> >   Con: it duplicates some of what's in the gcc source package
> That's about the best you're going to get. You have to undo the
> lunacy by fixing a specific version of the gcc source anyway.

Okay, discounting the removal of lunacy, it sounds like this is the best 
way to do it. =)

> > 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.

Yes, that was my thought was well.

Thanks for the input!

Wesley J. Landaker <wjl@icecavern.net>
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