[PATCH] Update .gitignore file

Florian Weimer fweimer at redhat.com
Tue Apr 15 14:15:18 UTC 2014

On 04/15/2014 02:34 PM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-04-14 at 11:12 +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> ---
>>   .gitignore | 99 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>   1 file changed, 99 insertions(+)
> Hmmm. This is all for building with srcdir == builddir isn't it?


> I really don't like that. IMHO we should advise people to always build
> with srcdir != buildir.

Oh, it's a valid position.  But based on the .gitignore file, that 
wasn't obvious to me at all because it covers *some* of the generated 
files, but not all of them.  I'll propose a cleanup in the other 
direction, removing unnecessary entries that are not needed with srcdir 
!= builddir, and adding a comment that you should build in a separate 

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team

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