Andreas Schneider asn at
Thu Jun 5 10:12:35 MDT 2014

On Thursday 05 June 2014 16:44:36 Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 05, 2014 at 04:35:13PM +0200, Michael Adam wrote:
> > Ok, I reviewed that patch and let Andreas push it
> > without going to the list, because I thought it
> > would not disturb anybody.
> > 
> > But I see that David's general concerns are justyfied to
> > some extent, especially the bloating when many more files
> > for various build environments would be added.
> > 
> > Sorry to have created disturbance.
> > 
> > I think samba has a history of adding small developer
> > convenience thingies to the tree from time to time,
> > e.g. "make ctags".
> > 
> > What do others think: Should we allow this kind of
> > convenience in the repo? Only in a special subdirectory?
> > Or not at all? I don't know.
> In general, adding things like this don't seem particularly problematic.
> They're making life more convenient for some folks and don't get in the
> way.
> That said, it is more harmful to have outdated files in the tree
> than to not have them at all. How will the manual list of include
> directories be kept up to date?

I would normally update it as I use it on a daily bases. It would be easier if 
waf would be able to create a json compilation database.


cmake has support for this by default. So if you work on cwrap, the file is 
generated by default.

I have a ycm default config which looks for this database and uses it.

	-- andreas

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