On Friday 25 March 2011 03:03:57 pm David C. Rankin wrote: > On 03/25/2011 01:59 PM, Serghei Amelian wrote: > > [...] > > > >> > Of course I will do it however you guys decide, but I would > >> > suggest it is far better to warn about potential problems when reusing > >> > a source tree than it is to mandate a change from the traditional > >> > build methods. > >> > > >> > You guys think about it and let me know. I would change > >> > the*mandate* of the out-or-source requirement to a*WARNING* so that > >> > the build can proceed, but the builder is aware that if he is not > >> > building from a clean source, then unforeseen problems can arise. > >> > Something like: > > > > [...] > > > > I recommend you to try to comply with out-of-source requirement. > > Otherwise, you will be on your own, I will refuse to debug problems > > generated by in-source mode. Trinity build system is*very* complicated, > > with a lot generated files, which can interfere with sources in many > > unexpected ways. > > OK, > > Decision made, we will start re-working all of the Arch PKGBUILDs to use > out of source building... Or use the ones I have created. Out of source works just fine. You may want to modify them to your own tatse though.