Example of a port that relies on another port's sources

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Mon Mar 13 15:57:06 UTC 2006

Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Mar 2006 13:41:32 +0000
> Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> wrote:
>> Dear ports list,
>> I seem to remember a while back a discussion in the Porter's Handbook about
>> having port X depend on the sources from port Y for building, and triggering
>> automatic extraction of those sources.  However I can't see any mention of
>> such a thing in the currently available version of the Porter's Handbook.
> BUILD_DEPENDS+=	${NONEXISTENT}:${PORTSDIR}/category/port:extract
> (check my spelling :)

That's it exactly.  Thank you very much.



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