[Rpm-ecosystem] [RFC] Standardizing RPM macro for out-of-tree builds

Florian Weimer fweimer at redhat.com
Mon Oct 17 14:57:46 UTC 2016

On 10/17/2016 04:37 PM, Igor Gnatenko wrote:
> Hi,
> during last FPC meeting we agreed[0] that we need some standardization
> of macro related to builds where builddir != srcdir (and with
> possibility to make it builddir = srcdir).
> I was working to make guidelines for ninja and meson. For ninja it
> doesn't matter from where you build (it's like make),

For make and ninja-build, what works depends on the recipes.  I don't 
think there are ways to tell in an automated way if out-of-tree builds 
are supported or not.

(There are also out-of-tree builds which still write to the source tree.)


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