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Re: Multiple source packages from one upstream source

On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 02:55:56PM -0700, Shaun Jackman wrote:
> > Depending on source packages isn't supported.
> The file binutils_2.15.orig.tar.gz is already in the archive. Rather
> than uploading a duplicate copy with another name, I'd like to use the
> same file. In this case it's a peer relationship not a dependency
> relationship. Both packages use binutils_2.15.orig.tar.gz, but neither
> one is necessarily the owner of the file, so long as they both use the
> same unmodified tarball from upstream.

You can't do that.

What you can do, however, is to build-depend on toolchain-source.

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