[osgeo4w-dev] optional dependencies

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Mar 11 10:09:48 EST 2011

On 11-03-11 04:44 AM, andrea antonello wrote:
> Hi, is there a way to define optional dependencies.
> Let's say I provide also a development version of udig, so we have
> udig and udig-dev.
> How would I describe in the beegis package that it depends on just one
> of them, whichever istalled?


I'm afraid I am not aware of a way to express this.  You could not make
beegis depend on either, and just depend on people knowing they need to
install one or the other.  Alternatively you could make it depend on
udig, even though it would work with just udig-dev installed.

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