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Re: Patches to fix srcdir != builddir

From: Mo DeJong <mdejong_at_cygnus.com>
Date: 2001-07-06 20:49:40 CEST

On 6 Jul 2001, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> Mo DeJong <mdejong@cygnus.com> writes:
> > Here are a couple of patches to fix recent bustage
> > with respect to building outside of the src dir.
> Patched, thanks.
> I thought that the whole "srcdir != builddir" situation was currently
> broken. Is that not true?

It should be working now. It was broken by the genmake thing
for a bit, but those problems were resolved. I just get the feeling
that I am the only one using this feature since it seems to come
up broken a lot (pout).

If anyone wants to try it, here is how:

(Using ~/project/build is the just the way I do it)

mkdir ~/project/install/subversion
cd ~/project/build
mkdir subversion ; cd subversion
~/project/subversion/configure --enable-debug \
  --prefix=`cd ~/project/install/subversion;pwd`

make install

This really is a cool feature since it lets you build
static and dynamic versions from the same source in
two different directories, for example.


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