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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [3/3] KBUILD: Add a "bin" symlink for the scripts directory too
On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 10:30:32PM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 09:27:12PM +0100, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 03, 2009 at 03:21:43AM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > >
> > > Several of the scripts in "scripts" are useful to operate on
> > > files in a separate objdir. Instead of always manually typing
> > > the path to the source dir create a convenient symlink to
> > > the source dir's script directory in the objdir too.
> > >
> > > I named it bin because scripts was already used for the object
> > > files of scripts.
> >
> > So you suggest we in the O=... case should have
> > a bin symlink to save you typing "source/sc<tab>
>
> Yes.
>
> >
> > That does not justify another symlink in the output
> > directory.
>
> Why not? They don't cost anything, do they? And
> convenience matters.

Different people have different needs.
The next guys needs Arch to point at source/arch/$ARCH
and so on.
If it is convinient for your workflow I suggest you to
create it yourself.

Doing stuff like this as part of the build is simply the wrong place to do it.

Sam


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