[vlc-devel] [PATCH] .gitignore: Add some more specific entries to gitignore files
epirat07 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 15:58:31 CEST 2020
On 23 Jul 2020, at 15:53, Daniel Glaas wrote:
> Ok, I followed the guide written here:
> <https://wiki.videolan.org/UnixCompile/#Configuration> There it is
> indeed written:
> If you want to install VLC into another directory, run
> $ <https://wiki.videolan.org/Command-line_interface/> ./configure
> But I saw no reason to choose a different installation folder. Thus my
> patches can be ignored and maybe this wiki article should be extended
> by some more explaining words.
prefix has nothing to do with the directory you build in. Prefix is
about the directory where
make install will install it, not where you build.
But yes, probably the wiki should recommend an out of tree build.
> Am 23.07.20 um 15:45 schrieb Thomas Guillem:
>> On Thu, Jul 23, 2020, at 15:22, Daniel Glaas wrote:
>>> After having run "make" and "make check" after a fresh checkout
>>> leads to
>>> several unversioned files shown by "git status".
>> It's because you are compiling in tree. For VLC (and many other
>> projects), we recommend to build out of tree.
>> $ cd vlc
>> $ mkdir build-linux
>> $ cd build-linux
>> $ ../configure <your_options>
>> $ make
>> Then, you won't have your git polluted and you can have more than one
>> build configuration (example: build-asan/ build-linux/
>> build-win32/ build-win64/).
>>> This patch adds some entries in the common .gitignore file and adds
>>> new files in nested directories.
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