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Re: [PATCH] Update .gitignore file
- From: Florian Weimer <fweimer at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:15:18 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] Update .gitignore file
On 04/15/2014 02:34 PM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-04-14 at 11:12 +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> .gitignore | 99 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> 1 file changed, 99 insertions(+)
> Hmmm. This is all for building with srcdir == builddir isn't it?
> I really don't like that. IMHO we should advise people to always build
> with srcdir != buildir.
Oh, it's a valid position. But based on the .gitignore file, that
wasn't obvious to me at all because it covers *some* of the generated
files, but not all of them. I'll propose a cleanup in the other
direction, removing unnecessary entries that are not needed with srcdir
!= builddir, and adding a comment that you should build in a separate
Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team