Subject: Re: creating a package
To: Adrian Portelli <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 09/14/2005 09:47:25
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Adrian Portelli writes:
>Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> Meanwhile, I have a new question: with the buildlink3 framework, is
>> there a way to specify that I need a particular version of a package?
>> --Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
>If you mean as a dependency, you can use something like this in the
>Makefile of your package:
Thanks; that makes sense. I missed it because in pkgsrc.txt, that
variable is only spoken of as a component of buildlink3.mk and
USE_BUILTIN.pkg files. That would be a useful update to Section 11.1
of that file.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb