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Re: Depending on another package's source



On Saturday 31 July 2004 15:49, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> 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)

Thank you; I'm not familiar with this package, but I will take a look 
right now.

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Wesley J. Landaker <wjl@icecavern.net>
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