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Re: [PATCH] Don't infloop upon "make dist".

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Don't infloop upon "make dist".
Date: Sun, 2 Mar 2008 22:08:33 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

* Jim Meyering wrote on Sun, Mar 02, 2008 at 10:06:04PM CET:
> Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> wrote:
> ...
> > The patch is ok with this change:  The _curr-ver computation needs to be
> >
> >     _curr-ver := $(shell cd $(srcdir) && ./build-aux/git-version-gen \
> >                    .tarball-version)
> >
> > because otherwise it won't work with a VPATH build.
> Good catch.
> However, a slight correction:
>     ... otherwise it won't work with an *out-of-tree* VPATH build.
> I did test, of course, just not with an out-of-tree build dir.
> As is, it works fine for an in-tree VPATH build.

What is an in-tree VPATH build?  I so far used "VPATH build" always as
synonym for "out-of-tree build".


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