Move zlib up one level, part 2
Thu Nov 1 19:37:00 GMT 2001
On Mon, Nov 12, 2001 at 08:32:19AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
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>From: "Christopher Faylor" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Monday, November 12, 2001 8:17 AM
>Subject: Move zlib up one level, part 2
>> I have the cinstall makefile modified but the next question is
>> "How should I do this?"
>> My preference is to be naughty and just move the cvs directory
>> itself. That way any cvs history in zlib is carried forward.
>And all CVS versions of Makefile.in except HEAD die horribly. No thanks.
>> This would mean that I'd have to modify the sources and Makefiles
>> on at least three branches, which I'm willing to do. I'm just
>> wondering if I will screw anyone up if I do this.
>Yes, you'll screwup Makefile.in, not per tag, but per revision.
Interesting point. So interesting you needed to make it twice, I guess.
>> The alternative is to create a new winsup/zlib directory. I believe
>> that would mean that everyone would have to use the -P option when
>> updating their directories to cause the empty directory to be
>> automatically deleted.
>Yes. They'd have to anyway regardless of the way you do the move.
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