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Re: Git transition checklist

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Git transition checklist
Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:29:12 +0200

> From: Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 21:12:47 +0100
> > Thanks, but I don't think a VCS should dictate how I configure my
> > builds to such a great extent. I'm quite sure a less invasive solution
> > can be found.
> Where is the "great extent" and how is it "invasive"? Because you need
> to remove hacks from the build system and Emacs itself?

No, because a package should support building both from its source
directory and outside it.  Every other project does.

> Placing build products in the source directory while doing an
> out-of-source build is terrible, so the feature shouldn't exist to begin
> with.

But I like it.  And it's not up to you or the VCS to educate me about
that, not at my age.

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