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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-24 03:56:30

On Thursday 23 December 2004 21:25, David Abrahams wrote:

> > I have /space/NM/boost which is shared between several folks (it's built
> > once in several configuration). Then I have /home/ghost/Work/nm_model
> > which uses /space/NM/boost. When running with --clean
> > in /home/ghost/Work/nm_model, /space/NM/boost is cleaned too.
> >
> > Most of the time, it's not desired. When I do it, I just clean too much.
> > When other folks do it, they get "permission denied" messages.
> My point is that (it seems to me) where things are placed and what will
> get cleaned can and probably should be orthogonal questions.

True, but my primary point was not in specific placement, it's the fact that -
- build directory for one project is "shared"
- the project is not modified often

So, cleaning that project when doing --clean in dependent project is not good

- Volodya


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