[PATCH] setup -e, --separate-src-dirs option
Fri Dec 16 20:25:00 GMT 2011
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Dec 15 14:13, Eric Blake wrote:
>> On 12/15/2011 01:59 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> I think it's lame to have something like, e.g.,
>>> sitting in my /usr/src. I find that nearly as objectionable as having
>>> files littered in /usr/src.
> I don't like /usr/src/binutils-2.22.51-1/binutils-2.22.51-1 either, but
> it's much less objectionable than having /usr/src littered with the
> content of package files.
Attached is a new patch which takes a different approach.
It handles both cases on the fly during installation.
/usr/src/binutils-2.22.51-1/* will be installed as before, but
/usr/src/blacklist.txt will be installed as
This would break directory structure for packages which contain both, a
PACKAGE-VERSION subdir and toplevel files. Such packages might exist or
not. If yes, these should probably be fixed first.
Yes, I agree that this is a hack. But someone might agree that this is a
useful hack :-)
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