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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: "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@...>
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2011 14:03:57 -0500
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.


   Decision made, we will start re-working all of the Arch PKGBUILDs to use 
out of source building...

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.