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Re: GNU builds with separate source and object trees

On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 03:56:10PM +1200, Lloyd Parkes wrote:
> Some GNU software (such as GCC) is designed to build with an object tree 
> outside the source tree.
> Is there any support for this in pkgsrc? At the moment I am using Makefile 
> fragments like
>       CONFIGURE_DIRS=         ../build
>       CONFIGURE_SCRIPT=       ../${DISTNAME}/configure
> but it would be nicer if I could just set a single variable to get all of 
> the requisite build phases run in the right directory.

I think you don't need to set anything but WRKSRC=${WRKDIR}/build and

Just remember that the paths in patches are relative to ${WRKSRC}.

David A. Holland

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