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Re: Put GNU build system files in a subdirectory?

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Put GNU build system files in a subdirectory?
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 18:52:32 -0600
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On 04/24/2013 06:44 PM, Andy Tai wrote:
> The GNU Build system is generally set up such that the,
>, etc. files are in the root directory of a software project.
> Is there a way to place these files in a subdirectory of the root
> directory, like this as an example:
> ./
>     README
>     GNUBuild/
>          configure
>          ...
>     include/
>     src/
> ...
> This may mean the user has to run configure from the subdirectory GNUBuild
> as the initial step.  But the good thing is that this makes the source
> files and build files separate and allows co-existence of different build
> system support.. for example, CMake's CMakefile.txt can coexist with GNU
> build files in a clean fashion

Sounds like you are asking a similar question to this:

with this answer of no (which really means: if YOU write the patches and
prove that they are worth maintaining, then it could be added in the
future, but no one else is interested in this unusual setup):

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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