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Re: RFA/RFC: Adding support for gmp and mpfr sources in the build tree
On Mon, Nov 27, 2006 at 05:47:24PM -0800, Mark Mitchell wrote:
> Right! That's the staged installation idea, except that you're
> suggesting using a special MPFR installation directory, instead of a
> generic $$PWD/install directory.
> I have no objection to this idea; it is in fact what I would like to see
> GCC do as well, so that we can run the testsuites without all of the
> funny options and DejaGNU goo we use at present.
If someone can come up with a way to make this work reliably without
rewriting every install target in the tree, we can switch over
iteratively even to a common in-tree install directory. But I
don't know how to do that yet.