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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Builds in source directory
Date Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:55:58 GMT
Good catch, better to do it automated.


rgds
jan i.


On 10 August 2015 at 09:43, Peter Kelly <pmkelly@apache.org> wrote:

> I’ve just added a check at the beginning of CMakeLists.txt which makes
> sure the user is building in a directory other than the root of the source
> tree. This should avoid the problems we’ve discussed with Visual
> Studio/XCode projects/Makefiles etc. being put in inconvenient places.
>
> If you now try this in the repository root:
>
>     cmake -G “Unix Makefiles” .
>
> You’ll see the following message:
>
>     Building in the source directory is not supported. Instead, you should
>     create another directory specifically for the build. For example:
>
>     mkdir ~/build/corinthia
>     cd ~/build/corinthia
>     cmake -G "Unix Makefiles" /Users/peter/dev/corinthia
>
>     Before this will work, you should delete CMakeCache.txt and
>     the CMakeFiles directory that were just generated in the source
>     directory.
>
> (In the above message, the cmake command given uses the generator and
> source directory given by the user, so you’ll likely see a slight
> difference when you run it yourself)
>
> —
> Dr Peter M. Kelly
> pmkelly@apache.org
>
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