[csw-maintainers] howto control which files go into which part of split package

Sebastian Kayser skayser at opencsw.org
Wed Jul 22 20:01:20 CEST 2009

Hi John,

John Ellson wrote:
> More questions:
> 1.  How do I get a plugin in one subpackage to recognize that the
> library it depends on comes from the main subpackage?
> "make package" fails on "CSWgraphvizgd"  with:
>      ERROR: cannot find package for libcdt.so.4
>      make: *** [pkgcheck-CSWgraphvizgd] Error 2
> even though the main package "CSWgraphviz" was already packaged and
> contains:
>      CSWgraphviz/root/opt/csw/lib/libcdt.so.4.0.0
> (but no "libcdt.so.4", which would normally be a soflink, is that the
> problem?)

that is the checkpkg script complaining and i don't know whether there is
a way to have checkpkg learn about the packages that are part of the
build. I have set ENABLE_CHECK to 0 (disables checkpkg) in such cases and
ran checkpkg on the packages manually (if in doubt).

> 2.  Can I modify the packaging parts of the Makefile, and redo "make
> package"  without rebuilding from
> "make clean"  ?

gmake repackage


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