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From "Ralf S. Engelschall" <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Build outside of source tree
Date Sat, 03 Oct 1998 10:34:35 GMT

In article <> you wrote:

>   The following patch makes it possible to build Apache completely outside
> of the source tree.  It extends the --shadow option to configure so that you
> can specify where the shadow tree should be placed, and you can then
> cd to that tree and type make.  For example:
> 	Makefile.tmpl:
> 	 - Get rid of $(TOP).

Of course, +1 for concept (because it's a useful thing). But I've still
problems with the large patch.  Especially, why remove $(TOP)? I forgot why
we've introduced it, but there has to be a good reason. Can you explain why we
cannot keep it?
                                       Ralf S. Engelschall

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