Subject: Re: changing "make package" destination name
To: John Refling <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/29/2000 01:13:17
	Generally two different packages is best - in some cases having
	the -x11 package depend on the other can be good.


On Tue, 28 Mar 2000, John Refling wrote:

> I have created a package makefile which checks if
> X is installed and builds the package one way if
> it isn't installed, and builds it another way (eg
> a few extra binaries) if X is installed.
> Problem is if you "make package" to make the binary
> packages in the two different cases, we will get
> two slightly different binary packages, but with the
> same name.
> Is there a way to change the name so one is something
> like yyy-without-x11 and the other is yyy-with-x11?
> Is this whole thing problematic, and should I just
> have two slightly different packages, named as above?