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Re: [libvirt] Moving Drivers to their respective directories under src/



On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 10:25:49AM +0200, Pritesh Kothari wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> Now since we have moved the repo from CVS => git can we consider moving each 
> driver to its respective directory under src/. The src/ directory is too 
> crowded with more then 150+ base files and more when you compile things.

Personally I don't think having lots of files in one directory is really
much of a problem. The compelling reason for having one directory per driver
is to make it clear where you're allowed to have compile/include dependancies
eg generic shared code isn't allowed to depend on Xen driver code. 

> Also is there any way to output the compiled files to a separate out directory 
> instead of keeping everything under src/. That would be advantages in two ways 
> mainly one by reducing the entries in .gitignore (will be just out directory) 
> and secondly will reduce the clutter by keeping src and output separate.

You should able to do that already. eg from the top level directory
in which you have a checkout

  mkdir build
  cd build
  srcdir=.. ../autogen.sh
  make

Regards,
Daniel
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