[vlc-devel] [PATCH 7/7] contrib: allow building contribs out of the source tree
remi at remlab.net
Tue Mar 5 17:37:20 CET 2019
Le tiistaina 5. maaliskuuta 2019, 17.36.02 EET Steve Lhomme a écrit :
> > Err, does this not force the use of absolute paths. If so, that's
> > annoying.
> Yes it does, although it might be possible to do without, now that all
> pathes are relative to TOPSRC or TOPDST
> > I'm not sure what the point is. I'd rather use the same contribs for
> > all build subdirs, than have to rebuild contribs for each of them.
> You can still do that. It's compatible with the way things worked before.
> The reason, for me, is to have on out-of-tree folder per build target. I
> have tons of targets with different versions and it's quickly a mess
> when you have to mix them. Same thing when switching between 4.0 and
> 3.0. This could be out of tree for each and they never have to know each
You are making your life miserable by tracking different branches in the same
git tree. Regardless of contribs, that means a ton load of easily avoidable
build churn all the time.
Just keep one checkout per baseline, each with their contrib build.
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