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Re: Destination directory for object files

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Destination directory for object files
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2009 20:07:59 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Hello Jeff,

* Jeff Ward wrote on Tue, Mar 03, 2009 at 07:58:37PM CET:
> I have an automake project setup but I would like the object files to be 
> placed in a specified directory.  For example:
> Foo/Foo.cpp
> Foo/obj
> Foo/
> I would like to have the Foo.o in the obj directory after compilation  
> and not in directory Foo.  Is this possible?  If so how do I go about  
> setting that up?   This would really cleanup my directory.

Do not use a directory named "obj",

Get to know how VPATH builds work:
They achieve something similar to what you want and are much more
flexible in practice.

Hope that helps.


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