Subject: Re: More config changes, for ro source tree and disjoint build trees
To: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@MIT.EDU>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/10/1996 23:54:02
"Charles M. Hannum" <> writes:

> 1) Add `source' and `build' directives to the config file, specifying
> where the source and build directories are, respectively.  These will
> allow you to have a build directory completely disjoint from the
> source directory -- important for read-only source trees.  Also, for
> those of you who long for /sys/compile, you can trivially do that if
> you like.

Yes, I like this very much.  You can't imagine the number of people I
have made special build directories for...