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Re: Out of tree builds

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: Out of tree builds
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2009 20:03:55 -0800 (PST)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

  > >> Are some people doing out-of-tree builds here?
  > >> I just tried one and encountered some problems, but they seem to have
  > >> been around for a long time (e.g. the use of ../src/bootstrap-emacs), so
  > >> I wonder: have people used it successfully in the (recent) past?
  > > I always build with a separate object directory (usually daily), and
  > > haven't had any obvious problems.  [I usually build incrementally, but
  > > make bootstrap also seems to work whenever I need to do it for some
  > > reason.]
  > Hmm... then how does the byte-compilation work?

The .elc files are put in the source tree, not the build tree.  Is that
what you are confused about?

  > When I try it, it goes from the build/src to src/lisp (rather than
  > build/lisp) and then is asked to byte-compile with
  > ../src/bootstrap-emacs which is absent.
  >         Stefan

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