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Re: Questions on 'make dist'

From: NightStrike
Subject: Re: Questions on 'make dist'
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 15:55:55 -0400

On 3/19/08, Stepan Kasal <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello,
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 03:13:06PM -0400, NightStrike wrote:
> > On 3/19/08, Stepan Kasal <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > BTW: Why do you insist on the layout described above?  I would have
> > > one top-level directory and make "doc" and "headers" (or perhaps
> > > "hdr") subdirs.
> >
> > The mingw-w64-headers directory contains headers that are required to
> > use the resulting gcc toolchain.  They are not required to build
> > anything under mingw-w64-crt.  I think that is why Kai chose to
> > separate them out.
> thanks for explanation.
> So you can do somethig like:
> mingw-w64/crt
> mingw-w64/doc
> mingw-w64/hdr
> so that you can easily describe the doc/something and hdr/something
> in the top level makefile, or you just keep this structure and let
> make recurse to all three subdirs.
> I do not think you should have more than one configure script, and it
> should be in the top level directory.

So I guess the choices boil down to:

1) Change the directory structure
2) Recursive make to a small degree

Is that about right?

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