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Re: Build dependency on another package's source

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 11:51:09AM +0100, Edgar Fu? wrote:
> How do I express that package foo, in order to build, needs the source of
> package bar? I.e. before make config for foo, I need make patch for bar?

That is intentionally not supported. There was one package that tried to
do that and it had horrible results.

You can specify more than one distfile and extract them by hand,
applying the patches might need a bit more work. Can you explain what
you want to do in more detail?


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