[Rd] best way to build from Git

Gábor Csárdi c@@rd|@g@bor @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Dec 26 14:06:48 CET 2019

On Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 12:39 PM Martin Maechler
<maechler using stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote:
> As Frederik notes / ask as well about it:
> R-core people typically never build "inside the source tree"
> (not "polluting" the source tree by built stuff)
> but rather in separate build directory, as I'm pretty sure we've
> recommended for years.
> It would probably really be useful, if Lionel (or someone else)
> updated his nice write-up and auxiliary {script / make} - files
> so things work too when build with "src-dir != build-dir".

I am not sure what you mean, what is wrong with this build directory?



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