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Re: RFA/RFC: Adding support for gmp and mpfr sources in the build tree
On Mon, Nov 27, 2006 at 11:53:23AM -0800, Mark Mitchell wrote:
> I continue to believe that incorporating these libraries into our tree
> is a bad idea, and that even including machinery to use in-tree copies
> is a bad idea, at least until we have staged installation support. I
> think GCC should be a stand-alone software package. However, as before,
> I'll confine myself to trying to persuade, rather than trying to
> interfere, as I realize that a lot of people presently use the "in-tree
> build" process.
One could make the in-tree build of mpfr do a local installation. The
moral equivalent of this, though it would be more work to do it right,
and I'm not sure how to avoid spurious rebuilding of things:
$(MAKE) -C mpfr all
$(MAKE) -C mpfr install DESTDIR=$$PWD/mpfr/install \