[ANNOUNCE] A Build System For X.Org Modular

Barry Scott barry.scott at onelan.co.uk
Thu Apr 5 03:49:40 PDT 2007

Egbert Eich wrote:
> I while ago I started to work on a build system for the modular
> bits of X.Org.
> Today I have attached a preliminary version to the bugzilla:
>       https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10511
> The build system consists of 2 parts:
> - A 'Maintainer' stage where the dependency information is obtained from
>   the tree. This should be done in the SCM whenever a dependency of a module
>   changes or new modules are added.
> - A 'Builder' stage. Here the actual build takes place.
>   The build stage can optionally pull or update modules from the SCM,

>   build and install the modules. It supports lndir and sourcedir builds
>   as well as a build 'prefix' and the DESTDIR variable.
DESTDIR support is great to see. But how did you overcome the problem that
the modules always use the header files from PREFIX and not DESTDIR?


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