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bug#31744: 26.1; Improvements to make tags and make -C test


From: Robert Pluim
Subject: bug#31744: 26.1; Improvements to make tags and make -C test
Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2018 18:04:01 +0200

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Noam Postavsky <address@hidden>
>> Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2018 21:49:47 -0400
>> 
>> Some quality-of-life improvements in make targets.  I hope these can go
>> to emacs-26; although the test/Makefile.in changes aren't bug fixes,
>> that file isn't distributed in the tarball.
>
> Thanks for your work on this.  A few comments below:
>
>> * src/Makefile.in: Create TAGS files in ${srcdir}, not build dir.
>
> I'm not sure I agree with this.  Other projects I looked at produce
> TAGS in the build directory (but reference source files in srcdir, of
> course).  Why do you think TAGS should go to the source directory?

They should not. Source should be able to be mounted read-only, and
all build products should be stored elsewhere.

Robert





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