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Subject: Re: make clean

Re: make clean

From: David Bryant <>
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2006 22:29:42 -0700

The way the Rockbox code works, you do NOT build in the source directories.

Instead, you create a empty directory at the same level as the other Rockbox
dirs (like "apps"). Then, you go into that empty directory and do a
"../tools/configure" which will create a makefile depending on how you
answer the questions. Then you do a "make".

The advantage of this is that you can have several configurations of builds
all using the same "untouched" source files. I don't think anything ever
gets written into the source tree.

Hope this helps.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Anton Romanov"
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2006 10:05 PM
Subject: Re: make clean

> On Thu, 6 Apr 2006 15:50:29 -0500
> Brandon Low wrote:
> > Your build dir should absolutely never be a parent or the same as your
> > source dir. However we should check for that in configure.
> why not?
> > use a build dir that is a subdir of your source dir or external to it,
> > and this will not happen.
> not really sure how do i do this....
> anyway to build i should cd to source dir and 'make' isn't it so?
> --
Received on 2006-04-07

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