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Month: March 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] All current Arch PKGBUILDS now broken due to new Out of Source Build Requirement

From: Serghei Amelian <serghei@...>
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2011 20:59:09 +0200
On Friday 25 March 2011 18:19:54 David C. Rankin 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.