Subject: Re: Developing packges with alternates as dependencies?
To: Gary Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 04/26/2007 12:16:06
On Wed, 25 Apr 2007, Gary Thorpe wrote:
> but if ../../sysutils/progwithlibs (which has standalone-libs as part
> of its distribution) has already been installed, then I would want to
> use the libraries bundled with it already.
> Is this possible to do?
If I understand you correctly, this is can be handled via builtin.mk
files, for example:
These can be tricky to write and to test. But there are many examples.
We can help more if you provide exact package in progress -- maybe commit
your work in progress to pkgsrc-wip?
Jeremy C. Reed