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bug#587: 23.0.60; To source or not to source (from help)


From: O FFICE ZERO
Subject: bug#587: 23.0.60; To source or not to source (from help)
Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2008 22:16:57 +0900

no thank you


----- Original Message ----- From: "martin rudalics" <address@hidden>
To: "Lennart Borgman (gmail)" <address@hidden>
Cc: <address@hidden>
Sent: Saturday, August 09, 2008 9:58 PM
Subject: bug#587: 23.0.60; To source or not to source (from help)


> I would suggest something like this:
>
> - A variable to decide where to go

An option, I suppose.

> - Possibly there should be a separate variable for the src tree

Rather not.

> - If not possible to go there:
>   * If no other choice then give an error
>   * Otherwise ask user wether to go to the other place
>     (checkout/install)

I think asking the user is some kind of overkill, we should make this
part of the option - always go to build dir, always go to install dir,
prefer build dir, prefer install dir.  In any case we have to make sure
first that implementing such an option won't violate the feature freeze.

martin











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