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From "Morrison, John" <John.Morri...@uk.experian.com>
Subject RE: [PROPOSAL] building is easy (was: Re: [tomcat-4.0] building i s hard)
Date Fri, 15 Dec 2000 12:33:02 GMT
Yeh, I see your point.  But CVS ignores any files it doesn't know about and
it _is_ a common idiom amongst open source projects...

If you don't like cluttering the CVS co (and you're using Linux), create a
linked dir to build into.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sam Ruby [mailto:rubys@us.ibm.com]
> Sent: 15 December 2000 11:59 am
> To: tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [PROPOSAL] building is easy (was: Re: 
> [tomcat-4.0] building
> i s hard)
> 
> 
> John Morrison wrote:
> >
> > While jakarta-servletapi-4.0 and TC4.0 builds are being
> > re-developed, could we please *stop* them creating
> > directories higher in the hierarchy thantheir own root?
> > ie
> >
> > /jakarta-tomcat/ shouldn't then create ../build/ - it's
> > not nice!
> 
> An alternate perspective - I like the fact that building a 
> cvs checkout
> does not modify the checkout itself.
> 
> - Sam Ruby
> 


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