Common code into source/ or toplevel? (Re: Suggested "combined tree" conditions for success)

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Mon Sep 15 08:13:55 GMT 2008

Kai Blin schrieb:
> On Monday 15 September 2008 09:25:53 Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
>> I'd propose to move them to source/, to that all 3 ways of building
>> code in the master branch have the same weight. I assume have the magic
>> of the combined build in the top level directory would give more weight
>> to the most experimental way of building samba.
> Hm, I actually liked the idea of being able to build from the top dir, instead 
> of having to cd into the source/ dir. We could get started on moving the 
> tests from the various test dirs closer to the code they test and clean up 
> there as well if clutter in the root dir is an issue.
> My proposal is to have a Makefile in the root dir and have that build s3 
> on "make samba3", s4 on "make samba4" and franky on "make franky". I'm open 
> for suggestions on what should fall out of the tree on a plain "make". :)

Having a simple Makefile in the root dir is easy,
but what about,, VERSION?


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