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Re: Out of tree builds

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Out of tree builds
Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2009 23:18:10 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

>> >> 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?

Hmm... after cleaning everything and starting over, the problems
have disappeared.  I think they had to do with using a src dir where
I had done builds, and some of the files there interfered, although
I don't know which or how.


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