[GNC-dev] swig as permanent build requirement

Stephen M. Butler kg7je at arrl.net
Thu May 16 13:17:29 EDT 2019

On 5/16/19 8:08 AM, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Geert Janssens <geert.gnucash at kobaltwit.be> writes:
>> For starters despite our advice several people still prefer to build in 
>> source. It appears this notion of a separate build directory is not ingrained 
>> deeply into the development ecosystem.
> *I* like to build in source!
> Or, more technically, I use lndir to create a symlink tree build dir and
> then build from there.  So *technically* srcdir = .

dpkg_buildpackage also wants to build in source.  More precisely it
creates a .build directory within the source directory as it's build area.


Stephen M Butler, PMP, PSM
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