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I am trying to convert one of our managed packages to DX. I run into trouble when converting the Metadata Package into DX format using the command

sfdx force:mdapi:convert -r ./temp/

I get an error no such file or directory and it is obvious why - the Managed Package has a dependency on another of our managed packages, and the missing file is a reference to one in the other package.

Is DX compatible with managed packages with dependencies? What can I do about this?

The steps I have done so far are (Time is the name of the Managed Package):

Create DX project for Time

sfdx force:project:create -n Time

Use the Time Packaging Org as the DX Dev Hub

sfdx force:auth:web:login -d -a TimeHub

This will open the browser. Log in to Time as normal. Allow access when prompted.

Navigate to Time directory.

edit sfdx-project.json, set correct namespace

Download the package using the Metadata API

sfdx force:mdapi:retrieve -s -r ./temp -p "Time" -u TimeHub

This downloads the package into a zip file at ./temp/unpackaged.zip

Convert the package into DX format. Unzip first.

unzip ./temp/unpackaged.zip -d ./temp/
sfdx force:mdapi:convert -r ./temp/

The final command to do the conversion fails with file not found.

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