[PATCH] Also install data-directory into the build directory as computed by relocate_gdb_directory
Tue Oct 9 16:49:00 GMT 2012
> Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2012 22:48:32 -0700
> From: Joel Brobecker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: Khoo Yit Phang <email@example.com>, Jan Kratochvil <firstname.lastname@example.org>, GDB Patches <email@example.com>
> All in all, although I was one of the first few ones to ask for
> being able to run GDB from the build directory, I just feel like
> we aren't able to implement in a form that would be convenient
> (Eg: command-line option), or else it'd open a can of worms (installing
> stuff outside of the build directory), or come with ample caveats.
> Best to recognize when the cure is worse than the disease and live
> with it instead...
FWIW, I do NOT think the cure is worse than the disease. At least
some cures aren't. Again, Emacs implements this feature for many
years, so I cannot understand why GDB won't.
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