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

David Faure faure at kde.org
Fri Sep 29 09:28:18 BST 2006

On Friday 29 September 2006 05:10, Charles Samuels wrote:
> Michael Pyne wrote, on Thursday 2006 September 28 8:07 pm:
> > Well object, but don't blame it on the mythical "new recruit".
> Ok, how about the non-mythical minority of us that sometimes like 
> srcdir=builddir?
> I don't like the idea of certain developers (we can call them a "majority") 
> making decisions for the rest of us that doesn't really affect said majority. 
> If you don't like it, don't do it, and definitely don't decide for me.

And then we'll see again thousands of commits for adjusting svn:ignore, and
this can actually create problems at times (when trying to turn a generated file
into a source file). Let's move on to cleaner solutions that don't require so much
manual tweaking.

David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).

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