Compilation with srcdir != builddir

Adriaan de Groot groot at
Fri Mar 11 15:15:16 GMT 2005

On Friday 11 March 2005 16:06, Luciano Montanaro wrote:
> Is there interest in compilation of kde in a directory different from the
> build dir?

By definition, you compile KDE in the build dir. From your subject, I suppose 
you mean "different from the source dir".

Yes, there is interest. I do it about 3 times a day, for the whole KDE CVS 
tree (nonbeta and nox excepted, and only 7 languages from i18n). Package 
builders do this pretty often, as well.

> I'm interested in supporting this feature in the kdenox module, and I need
> to add various -I($top_builddir)/xxx to include directories for the various
> generated files.

That's not strange at all -- developers who happen to compile with srcdir == 
builddir tend to create's that don't work right with generated 
headers and stuff like that. They tend to get fixed pretty quick.

These are your friends - Adem
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