Subject: Re: About devel/subversion...
To: Julio Merino <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/19/2002 23:15:44
On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 10:51:00PM +0200, Julio Merino wrote:
> So, doing this:
> 	subversion -> depend on subversion-client and subversion-server
> 	subversion-client
> 	subversion-server
> is NOT possible (easily).
> Probably, doing dome hacks in the configure script can solve the
> problem, but I'm not sure about if the server can work without the client.

If the server can't work without the client, make it depend on the

There must be a configure- or Makefile.*-patching way to disable
building the client; even if there were none, you could just make a
do-install target in the package's Makefile to install only the server
files (which would waste the compilation time used for the client, but
still not overwrite the client files). 


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