Subject: Re: package dependency and fetching
To: None <>
From: Christoph Badura <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/17/1999 16:07:49 wrote:
> >>	I believe there is no way to fetch set of packages baesd on
> >>	dependencies.  (for example, autoconf depends on m4, so it would be
> >>	nice if one can get autoconf and m4 by saying "get autoconf, and
> >>	all packages autoconf is depending upon")
> >"make fetch-list | sh" should work.

> 	make fetch-list is for distfiles (source codes).  I meant compiled
> 	binary packages, like those found in

Ah.  This does not work currently, AFAIK.

Christoph Badura

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