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Re: Checkout of Emacs CVS through firewall

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Checkout of Emacs CVS through firewall
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 17:12:38 +0900

Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden> writes:
>> The rest of the problems (unknown directories "bin", "data", "lock",
>> "site-lisp"; directory "etc/icons" apparently a copy of "nt/icons") seem
>> to suggest you're also _installing_ into the source tree.  That's just
>> brain-dead, don't do that (does the windows makefile advocate this?!?)
> No, it doesn't advocate it, and neither does forbid it.  I know some
> projects (like GCC) advise against building in place, but I've never
> heard such a thing wrt Emacs, and in fact I do it all the time with no
> ill effects.

Note that I'm not complaining about _building in-place -- if nothing
else, that's a long-standing Emacs tradition -- but about (apparently)
_installing_ to the source directory, i.e., putting bin/ &c there.

Yo mama's so fat when she gets on an elevator it HAS to go down.

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