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

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Fri Sep 29 06:46:56 BST 2006

Charles Samuels wrote:
>Maksim Orlovich wrote, on Thursday 2006 September 28 9:08 pm:
>> Of course, that screw up can be viewed as pointing out a big flaw in
>> the separate builddir setup, as srcdir == blddir setup can not
>> possibly suffer from this problem.
>So a rational and unselfish way to please the only actual argument Alex
> has would be to fix cmake - or short of that, provide a warning when
> compiling with srcdir!=blddir (At which point the problem actually
> occurs).

No, this is not a cmake problem. Automake/autoconf had similar problems if 
you tried to make an out-of-source build with a configured/made source 

So, unless we have a technical reason that makes our lives harder, I don't 
think we should impose an arbitrary limitation. There's svn-clean 

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