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Re: add generated files to .gitignore

From: don fong
Subject: Re: add generated files to .gitignore
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:46:50 -0800

Chet, thanks for the suggestion.

i still wonder what's the objection to changing .gitignore?

using a separate directory to build, while i'm working on the sources,
feels less convenient.

On Sun, Feb 25, 2018 at 1:10 PM, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:

> 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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