kde/workspace git module rename

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Fri Jul 3 09:11:06 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 10:15 AM, Michael Pyne <mpyne at kde.org> wrote:
> On Thu, July 2, 2015 17:37:33 Aleix Pol wrote:
>> > I'm pretty sure this already exists with an explicit "put this module in
>> > that dir" per-module setting, but I mean more generally a global setting
>> > that makes kdesrc-build conservative about location when stuff is moved,
>> > and the developer would get things in the new place only after deleting
>> > the old checkout, if he ever wants to. Or never, if he doesn't delete it
>> > ever.
>> It would be better if kde-src-build didn't adopt the nested tree. It
>> doesn't buy much and it wouldn't have such problems.
> https://kdesrc-build.kde.org/documentation/conf-options-table.html#conf-ignore-kde-structure might help if you prefer the dir layout to be flat.

The CI system uses the tree structure internally to store
dependencies, so if you rename the kde/workspace folder you'll break
all of your builds until one of each (in the right order none the
less) has been completed.

> Regards,
>  - Michael Pyne


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