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Re: RFC: Exploded source repo layouts

On Wednesday, 23 July 2008 at 10:16, Andreas Ericsson wrote:
> Hans de Goede wrote:
> >Doug Ledford wrote:
> >>I've been working on getting this set up and functional.
> >
> ><lots of complicated hacks and workarounds deleted>
> >It seems there are a few people who are a big fan of this, and about as 
> >much active opponents. I have no problems with adding the possibility to 
> >use a distributed VCS with exploded trees to the mix of ways to maintain 
> >and build packages, but this should not replace the current nice and 
> >simple setup we have.
> >
> Noone has proposed replacing the existing setup, so the rest of your
> email can safely be delegated to /dev/null.

Let me provide the missing quote then:

> >>First, we have to do away with a bunch of our make targets because they
> >>are too commonly named and might conflict with legitimate upstream make
> >>targets (well, more like some of them might conflict, some of them
> >>*definitely* conflict).  This is important because our Makefile.common
> >>is included in upstream's toplevel Makefile.

If that doesn't touch our existing setup then fine, but I'm afraid
Doug really meant what he wrote.


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