[libav-devel] [PATCH] configure: Don't use symlinks for creating the out of tree makefile

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Mon Nov 18 19:24:17 CET 2013


On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 03:07:19PM +0200, Martin Storsjö wrote:
> On some platforms (such as msys), symlinks are (poorly) emulated
> by simply creating a copy of the file.
> 
> This means that when building out of tree, the build tree gets
> a copy of the original makefile, which can lead to unintuitive
> build errors when the original makefile gets updated later.
> 
> Instead simply create a stub makefile which includes the real
> one.
> ---
>  configure |    2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

Should be OK.

Diego


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