objections to disallowing in-source builds in all KDE modules ?

Frans Englich englich at kde.org
Wed Sep 27 22:49:33 BST 2006

On Wednesday 27 September 2006 19:26, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> Hi,
> in kdelibs/ building in-source is disallowed, in the other modules it is
> still possible. This can lead to ugly effects if you change from in-source
> to out-of-source and somehow some generated files are still lying around in
> the source tree or if the CMakeCache.txt still exists there (happened
> yesterday here).
> To avoid these potential problems, I'd like to disable in-source builds in
> all KDE modules.
> Are there objections ?
> If not, I'll do that next week or so.

Nope, no objections. I'd prefer it since it simplifies. It removes one source 
of problems("Are you using builddir!=srcdir or builddir==srcdir?") and people 
doesn't have to spend time on patching svn:ignore. I think Dmitry gave some 
nice reasons as well.



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