[PATCH] setup -e, --separate-src-dirs option
Thu Dec 15 06:05:00 GMT 2011
On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 10:16:40PM +0100, Christian Franke wrote:
>Many -src packages install files in /usr/src which have no
>PACKAGE[-VERSION] prefix or substring in file name. This makes it
>difficult to maintain or cleanup larger /usr/src directories.
>The attached experimental patch for setup.exe adds option -e,
>--separate-src-dirs. If specified, each PACKAGE-VERSION-src.tar.bz2 is
>installed below /usr/src/PACKAGE-VERSION instead.
If this is really desirable behavior then shouldn't we ask package
maintainers to fix their packages? I don't see why setup.exe should
have to know about this.
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