[Libreoffice] Platform-specific OUTPATH variables

Stephan Bergmann stephan.bergmann.secondary at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 30 07:05:14 PDT 2011

On Aug 30, 2011, at 3:42 PM, Eike Rathke wrote:
> On Tuesday, 2011-08-30 14:59:23 +0200, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
>>>>> Can't we at least get rid of the '350' subdirectory ? 
>>>> Yes please.
>>> The 350 should be 340 (isn't it?) for 3-4 branches, so different output
>>> hierarchies when switching branches is nice to have in order to not
>>> spoil already existing outputs.
>> Maybe, once a build only generates output in that single directory.  Until then, the point is rather moot, IMO.
> True, but instead of getting rid of solver/350 I'd rather introduce
> a module/$INPATH/350 ... on the other hand, having two cloned repos and
> build trees for different branches is a better approach. Just was
> thinking in terms of disk space, maybe a moot argument these days.

I'm very much in favor of separate source and build trees (so IMO the move from per-module output trees to a single workdir is a move in the right direction); that way to different builds can share a single source repo easily.


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