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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] the state of the union

From: Daniel Stone
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] the state of the union
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 15:18:45 -0700
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On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 05:16:12PM -0500, Matthew Dempsky wrote:
> Charles Duffy <address@hidden> writes:
> > On Wed, 2004-08-25 at 16:42, Daniel Stone wrote:
> >> Because of the fact that I can't do so without either distcleaning or
> >> changing the tagging-method? Changing the default tagging-method is,
> >> BTW, hardly trivial.
> >
> > You shouldn't need to change the tagging method at all -- just a few of
> > the inventory rules. A .arch-inventory file specifying that your
> > generated files are backup (or similar) would also seem a quite
> > straightforward solution.
> Why's that even necessary?  Why not write some a tla wrapper script
> that detects when you're running it from $BUILD_DIR/$SUB_DIR and first
> cd's to $SRC_DIR/$SUB_DIR?  Or (what I've chosen to do) write a build
> script that first changes to the appropriate build directory before
> running any of your build commands.

Because that doesn't account for any of the edits I've done in my build
directory because I didn't really bother to hit up cp -al?

Daniel Stone                                              <address@hidden>
"The programs are documented fully by _The Rise and Fall of a Fooish Bar_,
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