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From Michael Stahl <>
Subject Re: handling of ext_sources - Juergen's suggestion [was: Re: A systematic approach to IP review?]
Date Fri, 30 Sep 2011 22:17:16 GMT
On 30.09.2011 21:24, Mathias Bauer wrote:
> On 28.09.2011 17:32, Pedro F. Giffuni wrote:

> Another advantage of unpacking the tarballs: the patches will become
> *real* patches that just contain changes of the original source code.
> Often the patches nowadays contain additional files that we just need to
> build the stuff in OOo (e.g. dmake makefiles) - they could be checked in
> as regular files.
> Currently keeping them as regular files is awkward because then they
> need to be copied to the place the tarballs are unpacked to.

but this is just because dmake can only build source files in the same
directory; imagine a more flexible gbuild external build target where the
makefiles are in the source tree while the tarball gets unpacked in the

> Regards,
> Mathias

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