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Re: add generated files to .gitignore

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: add generated files to .gitignore
Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2018 16:10:06 -0500
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On 2/25/18 2:49 PM, don fong wrote:
> Chet, i'm not sure i understand your suggestion.
>> You don't have to build in the source directory.
> i don't see anything in the INSTALL or README files about building outside
> the source dir.
> according to INSTALL,

This is a standard feature of any autoconf-generated configure script, and
is not specific to bash. Make a directory, cd to it, run
"bash /path/to/srcdir/configure" and configure will make sure the right
paths end up in the generated Makefiles.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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